Compassionate Action
The E-Newsletter of Compassion Over Killing Sept. 11, 2012

COK's Pro-Veg Ads Serve a Side of Truth

COK's award-winning Pro-Vegetarian Commercial Campaign is re-launching this fall with ads starting on on Oct. 1! We'll also soon be targeting national audiences on MTV, Comedy Central and Animal Planet. Help us keep our eye-opening ad, A Side of Truth, running as long as possible by supporting our campaign today—and every dollar you donate will be matched!

Watch our ad & donate now.

Ask In-N-Out Burger to Offer a Veggie Burger

Following the media exposť of COK's investigation inside a dairy cow slaughterhouse in California, Los Angeles resident and COK supporter Ari Solomon created a petition asking In-N-Out burger to offer a veggie burger. Add your name to the list of more than 7,000 people who've spoken out for animals so far.

Sign the petition now.

DC VegFest is Back & Bigger Than Ever!

Join us on Sat., Sept. 22 for the largest vegetarian celebration in the nation's capital. Hosted at the spacious Yards Park (near Nationals Stadium), you'll hear from dynamic speakers including Jane Velez-Mitchell, Rich Roll, Dr. Michael Greger and Bruce Friedrich, and see cooking demos by Terry Hope Romero and Doron Petersan. There will also be over 100 vendors, free food samples, a kids' activities area, a beer garden and more. Best of all, this event is free and open to everyone – even your canine friends.

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Shop Vegan & Support COK!

This month, when you shop at, you'll help us help animals! For the entire month of September this all-vegan online store is generously donating 10% of sales to COK! It's a great time to get a new pair of shoes, a cookbook, some vegan snacks for school or a gift basket for a friend.

Visit now to start shopping.

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" Petitions Targeting Restaurants Gain Steam" Huffington Post, September 10, 2012
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"In-N-Out Joins Restaurants Targeted by Petitions"Nation's Restaurant News, September 17, 2012
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"LA Vegan Attempts to Change In-N-Out's Unchanged Menu" Southern California Public Radio, September 2, 2012
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"Angeleno Petitions In-N-Out To Offer Veggie Burger"CBS Los Angeles, August 30, 2012
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Thurs., Sept 13: Downtown Art Walk Nacho Feed-in in Los Angeles

Sun., Sept 16: Vegan Day at Bakeshop in Arlington, VA

Tues., Sept 18: DC VegFest Bag Stuffing Work Party in Takoma Park, MD

Sat., Sept 22: DC VegFest at Yards Park in Washington, DC

Sat., Sept 22: Table with COK at the Austin PRIDE Festival in Austin, TX

Sun., Sept 23: Celebrity brunch benefit with DC VegFest speakers

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