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"Vegans". How this movement started?

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Asked by Chandra sekhar Krishnan, 04 May '10 10:09 pm
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The Vegan Society was founded in 1944 by Donald Watson and Elsie Shrigley, in response to the broadening of the term vegetarian to include the eating of dairy products.[11] The first vegan society in the United States was founded in California in 1948 by Dr. Catherine Nimmo and Rubin Abramowitz[12] and was subsequently incorporated into the American Vegan Society after its founding in 1960 by Jay Dinshah.[13] In 1984, a "breakaway" group from the Vegan Society, the Movement for Compassionate Living, was founded by former Vegan Society secretary Kathleen Jannaway to promote sustainable living and self-sufficiency in addition to veganism.[14] Today, there are many vegan societies worldwide, including national societies in Australia, India, New Zealand, and South Africa.[nb 1] In 1993, the advocacy organization which would become Vegan Outreach was founded by Matt Ball and Jack Norris.]

In 1994, the annual World Vegan Day was established on November 1 by the then President and Chair of ...more
Answered by Mona Bernard, 04 May '10 10:41 pm

 
  
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It was started in 1944 and wanted to extend the byproduce ban 2 dairy products as well
Answered by A Moin, 04 May '10 10:13 pm

 
  
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