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The E-Newsletter of Compassion Over Killing Nov. 6, 2012

Victory: Dairy Price-fixing Case Moves Forward

After COK uncovered information exposing the dairy industry for killing 500,000 young cows to reduce milk supplies and artificially inflate prices, a $9.5 billion class-action lawsuit was filed late last year against industry giants. In an important step forward, the court just denied the defendants' Motion to Dismiss, so the case will now move forward.

Read more about the case. »

Vote for Animals this Election Day

Regardless of your personal political views, each one of us has an important choice to make that has far-reaching impacts on the world around us: what to eat. Thankfully, compassion is a non-partisan issue -- it's something we can all vote for today, and every day, simply by choosing to leave animals off our plates.

Cast your vote for compassion. »

World Vegan Month: A Time to Celebrate Compassion

November marks World Vegan Month, a time to celebrate the joys and benefits of vegan eating as well as encourage others to try more plant-based foods. We've got nine ideas to help you put your compassion into action for animals all month long. There are so many reasons to go vegan: for our health, the planet and animals.

Read more and take action. »

Get a Jump Start on Sharing Warm Holiday Wishes

Spread compassionate holiday cheer to your friends and family by sending out COK's adorable cards with snuggling pigs offering "warm holiday wishes." There's an additional message inside: "Wishing you a happy, healthy and humane holiday season." Plus our popular Egg-Free Egg Nog recipe is on the back.

Order your cards today! »

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"Price-fixing lawsuit against Land O'Lakes, dairy coops moves forward" Minneapolis City Pages, Nov. 2, 2012
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"Student deserves kudos for promoting meat-free meals"Gazette, Oct. 31, 2012
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"Follow-up to going veggie at Subway restaurants" The Thriving Vegetarian, Oct. 24, 2012
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Sat., Nov. 10: COK tabling at the Atlanta VegFest in Atlanta, GA

Sun., Nov. 11: Lone Star Vegetarian Chili Cook-off in Austin, TX

Sat., Nov. 17: Table at Green Festival in Los Angeles, CA

Sun., Nov. 18: Vegan Day at Bakeshop in Arlington, VA

Sat., Dec. 15: COK's annual holiday fundraising party in Silver Spring, MD

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