Walking the Fine Line of a Healthy Vegan | Opinion
I recently attended the SLC Veggie Fest in Salt Lake City, Utah. Not because I was looking for an alternative food choice, but rather because I was invited by Wayne Hsiung, co-founder of Direct Action Everywhere, for a debate – or more precisely a discussion – about whether we we must continue to kill animals to eat them. I have to admit that was a blast from the past for me because when I started this advocacy 22 years ago I was looking for animal rights duties and attending to learn why people think like they’re doing it. Much has changed in this regard over the past 20 years.
I have to share with you that Hsiung reportedly had 17 felony arrests for breaking into farms and stealing animals. In fact, that day he spent quite a bit of time talking about his trial, which begins in Utah on October 3. The group declares that its mission is: