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The E-Newsletter of Compassion Over Killing Jan. 24, 2013

Chicago Mayor Promotes Vegan Eating

With the encouragement of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, residents of the Windy City may soon be reaching for healthier foods. Earlier this month, Mayor Emanuel was featured on a local news station to share his wellness plan for the city, during which he endorsed Rip Esselstyn’s plant-based Engine 2 Diet.

Read more and watch his interview. »

Subway: Go the Extra Inch!

Subway may be dealing with a sizable debacle about its Footlong sub measuring up to a mere 11 inches, but that extra inch isn’t the only thing missing from its sandwiches. Where are the protein-packed vegan subs? Add your voice to the thousands who have already asked the company to offer vegan options nationwide–visit

Tell Subway to stop falling short. »

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New Research Confirms Crustaceans Feel Pain

Although crustaceans seem 20,000 leagues away from our world, new research confirms what may sound like common sense: these underwater animals are not only capable of feeling pain, but they even actively try to avoid it. This study puts a whole new perspective on the suffering caused by boiling lobsters alive, and prompted one researched to state: “We must start to question how these animals are treated.”

Read more and discover vegan seafood options. »

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"Why We Haven’t Seen Inside a Broiler Chicken Factory Farm in a Decade" Food Safety News, Jan. 24, 2013
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"Animal-rights groups blast N.H. bill" Concord Monitor, Jan. 14, 2013
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Tues., Jan. 29: Lunchtime leafleting at Chipotle in Washington, D.C.

Sat., Feb. 9: Vegan Brunch Benefit with Myq Kaplan in Washington, D.C.

Sat., Feb. 9: The Pub at Golden Road Benefit for COK in Los Angeles, California

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