Compassionate Action
The E-Newsletter of Compassion Over Killing June 19, 2012

Select Subway Cafes Now Dishing Out Three New Vegan Sandwiches!

Thousands of consumers from coast to coast have been asking Subway, through COK's campaign website,, to offer healthier and more humane vegan options—and the company is starting to listen. Late last year Subway stores across Canada introduced a new "Totally Vegged" vegan patty—and now we, along with The Humane League, are excited to announce that several Subway Cafés in Maryland, DC, and Virginia are debuting three new all-vegan savory sandwiches.

Read more and ask Subway to expand this nationwide. »

COK Victory: Lawsuit Settled, CA Hatchery Closed!

Last week, COK and the Animal Legal Defense Fund settled an animal cruelty lawsuit against Cal-Cruz Hatcheries, a chicken and duck hatchery in California that has agreed to cease all animal operations, which puts an end to animal suffering at this factory farm. The lawsuit was based on COK's undercover investigation inside the facility and was filed after the District Attorney's office refused to take action to stop the abuse.

Read more and watch our video. »

COK Hosts Summer Soiree in Los Angeles

Join us—and special guests Dan Piraro and Zach Sherwin—on Sat., July 21 for our Summer Soiree by the Sea, a comedy showcase and fundraiser benefiting our powerful corporate campaigns and other life-saving work. Guests will also enjoy gourmet vegan hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and gift bags along with a rooftop view of the sun setting over the Pacific.

Get more details and RSVP today. »

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"Subway to roll out new line of vegan sandwiches" Fox News, June 14, 2012
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"Subway Tests New Vegan Sandwiches" ABC News, June 14, 2012
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"Vegan Subway: Sandwich Chain To Introduce Three New Vegan-Friendly Subs" Huffington Post, June 13, 2012
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"Santa Cruz Hatchery Named in Animal Abuse Suit is Closed" KION/CBS, June 12, 2012
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"Animal rights group reaches settlement with now defunct Live Oak hatchery" Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 12, 2012
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Sat., June 23: COK tabling at the Vegetarian Festival in Richmond, VA

Sun., June 24th: Effective Advocacy workshop with author Caryn Ginsberg in Torrance, CA

Thurs., July 5: COK Benefit Day at Vegetable Garden in Rockville, MD

Sat., July 14: COK tabling and presenting at the Twin Cities VegFest in Minneapolis, MN

Sun., July 15: Vegan Day benefit at Bakeshop in Arlington, VA

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