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Re: Will never understand shouting with glee about

This post is not long for this world....it. will be poofed as too argumentive.........

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Re: Will never understand shouting with glee about

Not all leather is a byproduct of the meat industry. Here's a scene from the documentary Earthlings showing that non-meat cows are often used for leather (warning: disturbing content, obviously):

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIospdtucp4

 

As for the vegan parent with a malnourished kid...there are plenty of vegan parents out there who raise children with proper nutrition. A vegan diet requires planning but will be nutritionally complete if planned properly.

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Re: Will never understand shouting with glee about

With all of the man-made material out there that is so real looking, you have to wonder what's the point in purchasing real leather goods. 

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Re: Will never understand shouting with glee about

I grew up on a farm so I understand that animals are slaughtered for food, but I don't like lamb's leather jackets. Just those words alone make me sad.