The mass Go Vegan World campaign – fast-growing in prevalence and popularity across the UK and in major cities including London, Glasgow, Birmingham, Leicester and now Manchester – is undoubtedly made of powerful, thought-provoking stuff.
Slogans including ‘Humane Milk Is A Myth’ and ‘Defenceless And Innocent Yet We Eat Her’ are leaving a sour taste in Manchester’s mouth but Sandra Higgins who runs the campaign insists that the only “unjust” action here is the global objectification of innocent animals:
“I have come to understand that they live for their own reasons, not ours. I witness how they treasure every day of their lives and I am heartbroken on their behalf that we take those lives from them before their natural end.”
“I am appalled by the harm we inflict on them by our use of them. I am horrified by the hidden nature of this harm. Everyone needs to know about it. It is my hope that this campaign will bring public awareness to the truth of how they live and how they die.”
Read the full article in Loving Manchester.