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Using Animals for Food

By Ashleigh Haw

Do some research into animals raised for food and you may be tempted to become a vegan.

Contemporary Australia is no stranger to the concept of equality. Exposure via news, pop culture, advertising and social media produces many young activists concerned with equality in gender, sexuality, marriage and race.

The overwhelming majority of Australians, however, are happy to look away from another issue of inequality – one that causes ongoing and unnecessary suffering to thousands of living beings every minute of every day. I am talking about the use of animals for food.