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Thursday, 2 August, 2018

Validating Veganism in Resistant Legal Systems – Part 3

For Levinas, to be human is to respond ethically to others in close proximity and, infinitely, to express due...(Read More)

Thursday, 2 August, 2018

Validating Veganism in Resistant Legal Systems – Part 2

Key consideration 4 of the Ontario Human Rights Code requires applicants to show how their belief ‘addresses ultimate questions...(Read More)

Thursday, 2 August, 2018

Validating Veganism in Resistant Legal Systems – Part 1

An important principle of human rights is that under the right to freedom of conscience, holders of non-religious and...(Read More)

Thursday, 8 March, 2018

Why Vegan Rights? Are we once again making it all about “us”?

This is a question that is raised quite regularly in response to discussion of vegan rights. As vegan advocates,...(Read More)

Sunday, 4 March, 2018

Vegan rights and equality: why vegan associations around the world should give vegans a voice

The recent Go Vegan Scotland survey shows how entrenched speciesist prejudice manifests itself in discrimination and marginalisation of the vegan community. ...(Read More)

Thursday, 8 February, 2018

Clearing up the confusion: whose veganism counts in UK law?

I have been involved in a few discussions recently about whose veganism would have the support of UK law....(Read More)

Tuesday, 6 February, 2018

The relationship between the alienation of vegans and equality law

What hotel practices, Jeremy Vine and Gordon Ramsey have in common(Read More)

Thursday, 25 January, 2018

Animal farming in schools and the right to education according to ethical convictions

This week, it was reported in the news that vegans were outraged that pigs, raised on school property and...(Read More)

Monday, 22 January, 2018

Open letter to: Priestlands School in Lymington, Hampshire County Council and parents of vegan children attending the school

The Metro reported on 21 January 2018 that a school in England “reared four pigs” and “is now going...(Read More)

Thursday, 9 November, 2017

Under Construction: Building on Vegan Rights in the UK Construction Industry

The engineering sector, and the construction industry in general, have never been considered as vegan friendly environments. Even just...(Read More)

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