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The E-Newsletter of Compassion Over Killing Oct 19, 2012

Sunday: Join COK at the Texas State Veggie Fair!

If you live in the Dallas-area, be sure to stop by the Texas State Veggie Fair this Sunday, Oct. 21! In addition to enjoying vegan corn dogs, funnel cakes and a fried food contest, you'll get a chance to hear several speakers, including COK's Erica Meier.

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Life in a Gestation Crate

Can you imagine how horrible life is for pigs locked inside narrow gestation crates their entire lives? Mark Middleton, the creative mind behind, has developed a virtual gestation crate that takes viewers behind the bars to see what life is like for these suffering animals.

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Celebrate Vegetarian Awareness Month

October is Vegetarian Awareness month, making it the perfect opportunity to lend your voice to animals! From helping us serve a Side of Truth on HULU to asking Subway to expand its vegan options nationwide, we’ve come up with 15 simple steps you can take to make a difference.

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Oct. 28: COK Benefit Day at Great Sage

Warm up with Great Sage's seasonal selections while supporting COK. On Sun., Oct. 28, this award-winning vegan restaurant will donate 10% of all sales to help us help animals. Bring along your friends and family for a hearty brunch or dinner (or both!).

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"8 of the cruelest foods you eat" Yahoo Health, Oct. 5, 2012
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"Animal rights group continues to push vegan options" Boston Business Journal, Oct. 5, 2012
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"Adjunct professor Cheryl Leahy's new class to educate students on animal law" Daily Bruin, Sept. 23, 2012
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Sat., Oct. 20: COK tabling at the BARCStober Fest in Baltimore, MD

Sun., Oct. 21: Vegan Day at Bakeshop in Arlington, VA

Sun., Oct. 21: COK at the Texas State Veggie Fair in Dallas, TX

Sat., Oct. 27: COK tabling at Vegtoberfest in Baltimore, MD

Sat., Nov. 10: COK tabling at the Atlanta VegFest in Atlanta, GA

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