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CaliGirl
02-26-05, 01:46 pm
In my english class we are writing argument essays. I have decide to write mine on why people should become vegetarians. Does anyone know of any really good web sites that have good strong points that I could use. I also need to look at the opposit side of the argument (the benifits of eating meat). Since you guys are vegetarians I thought maybe you would have some insite on some really good websites. Anything will help. Thanks!

Piglet
02-26-05, 01:49 pm
Who gives us the right to make the decision to eat animals? How can we eat some animals but then pet animals? Some questions who can think about...

I think www.peta.org (http://www.peta.org) (is that the right URL?) has some good information

Susan9608
02-26-05, 02:11 pm
Definitely check out PETA at www.peta.org (http://www.peta.org) - especially look at their vegetarian websites (Carrot2004.com (http://www.carrot2004.com/) Carrot2004.com (http://www.carrot2004.com/) FishingHurts.com (http://www.fishinghurts.com/) GoVeg.com (http://www.goveg.com/) JesusVeg.com (http://www.jesusveg.com/) KFCCruelty.com (http://www.kfccruelty.com/) LettuceLadies.com (http://www.lettuceladies.com/) MassKilling.com (http://www.masskilling.com/) MeetYourMeat.com (http://www.meetyourmeat.com/) MilkSucks.com (http://www.milksucks.com/) PETAEats.com (http://www.petaeats.com/) UnhappyCows.com (http://www.unhappycows.com/) VegetarianStarterKit.com (http://www.vegetarianstarterkit.com/) . You can even get a free vegetarian starter kit, which may help you with your essay.

Also FARM (Farm Animals Reform Movement) is a great organization. www.farmusa.org (http://www.farmusa.org)

In Defense of Animals is another good site - www.idausa.org (http://www.idausa.org)
www.upc-online.org (http://www.upc-online.org) (United Poultry Concerns)
www.hfa.org (http://www.hfa.org) (Humane Farming Assocation)
www.farmsanctuary.org (http://www.farmsanctuary.org) (Farm Sanctuary)
www.earthsave.org (http://www.earthsave.org) (EarthSave International)
www.ivu.org (http://www.ivu.org) (international vegetarian union)
www.mercyforanimals.org (http://www.mercyforanimals.org) (Mercy For Animals)
www.navs-online.org (http://www.navs-online.org) (North American Vegetarian Society)
www.pcrm.org (http://www.pcrm.org) (Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine)
www.vegetarianusa.com/ (http://www.vegetarianusa.com/) (VegetarianUSA)

You might also want to try some books .... 2 that are good are "A Diet for a New America" by John Robbins and "Animal Liberation" by Peter Singer.

Let me know if these aren't enough or what you're looking for. I know of more.

CaliGirl
02-27-05, 06:14 pm
Ok, I just finished my essay. It looks good. Thanks for your input. It helped me a lot :)

Susan9608
02-27-05, 06:35 pm
Great. I hope you did well. :)

CaliGirl
03-01-05, 06:38 pm
I got my english paper back today. My teacher said I did really really good. She even read parts of my essay to her other classes to show them what a really good essays looked like. Im so happy :)

Susan9608
03-01-05, 09:28 pm
Good for you! Congratulations!

CavySpirit
03-02-05, 02:19 am
She even read parts of my essay to her other classes to show them what a really good essays looked like.

That is super! Congrats on a job well done.

mncavylover
03-02-05, 04:54 pm
Awesome job! :D

vegan
04-10-05, 09:58 pm
man! im too late. petatv.com go to chew on this. its a short little things about 30 reasons to become vegetarian. or just go here! and it explains the reasons http://www.goveg.com/feat/chewonthis/index.asp (http://www.goveg.com/feat/chewonthis/index.asp)