Compassionate Action
The E-Newsletter of Compassion Over Killing July 24, 2012

Power of Compassion: COK's Mid-Year Updates

We're halfway through 2012 and it's been a tremendous year so far for COK – and for animals. Together, with your generous support, we're making incredible strides, and we're thrilled to share with you some highlights from our work during the past six months.

Read COK's mid-year updates. »

New: COK's Summer 2012 Magazine

The summer 2012 edition of COK's member magazine, Compassionate Action, is hot off the presses and coming to your mailbox soon! It's loaded with campaign updates, an interview with vegan ultra-athlete Rich Roll, great grilling recipes, and more. You can also pick one up during the Taking Action for Animals conference this weekend in DC.

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Aug 2-5: Animal Rights Conference in DC

Join COK and animal advocates from across the country at Animal Rights 2012 held in DC from August 2-5. This national conference offers a forum for sharing knowledge, discussing strategies and tactics, networking, and "recharging our batteries." You'll hear from over 80 speakers, including COK's Erica Meier and Jaya Bhumitra.

Register today. »

Now Available: New Edition of Our DC Dining Guide!

Our popular Vegetarian Guide to Washington, D.C. and Surrounding Areas has just been updated with over 50 new listings. Visit to request your free copy (or download the PDF file), and you can also pick one up during an upcoming DC-area event (see side bar).

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"Interview with COK's Erica Meier" Animals Today Radio, July 22, 2012
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"Subway’s New DC Vegan Offerings: The WaPo Has a Review!" vegansaurus!, July 16 , 2012
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"Subways Vegan Sammies Meets Non Meat Standards" Washington Post, July 12, 2012
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Fri., July 27 - Mon., July 30: COK tabling and presenting at Taking Action for Animals in Washington, DC

Wed., Aug. 1: Office volunteer party in Takoma Park, MD

Thurs., Aug. 2: COK Benefit Day at Vegetable Garden in Rockville, MD

Thurs., Aug. 2 - Sun., Aug. 5: COK tabling and presenting at Animal Rights Conference 2012 in Alexandria, VA

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