Archive | February 27, 2011

Vegan Natalie Portman Wins Oscar

HOLLYWOOD, CA – And the winner is…being veggie! The 83rd Academy Awards was a winning night for animal lovers. Vegan Natalie Portman won the Oscar for Best Actress. The evening’s co-host Anne Hathaway is also a vegetarian, as is presenter Russell Brand. In fact, it seems like being a vegetarian is also good karma for winning the famous gold statue. The long list of vegan and vegetarian Oscar winners include Kate Winslet, Joaquin Phoenix, Anna Paquin, Diane Keaton, Russell Crowe, Forest Whitaker, Dustin Hoffman, and many others.

Global Animal wants to give a shout out to Natalie Portman and Christian Bale who inspire us by demonstrating their love for animals by choosing a compassionate diet. Congratulations from all of your two-legged and four-legged fans here at Global Animal! – Global Animal

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Got Milk? Male Calves Endure Extreme Cruelty

AUSTRALIA (GO VEGAN) – The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) is trying to lower the amount of hours that male calves, (non-milk producing and thus unwanted), can be starved before slaughter. It’s now 30 hours. This is a ghastly by-product of the dairy industry, the slaughter of 800,000 male calves a year in Australia alone, with millions more being killed in the United States. If we must slaughter them, we owe these innocent calves a cruelty-free life without starvation. – Global Animal

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