Anna Keeve: Veg-heads in Los Angeles are rejoicing over a proposed law that would require large-scale public venues to serve at least one plant-based protein option.
Anna Keeve: Whether you go vegan – or are considering doing so – for animal welfare reasons, environment or health (or all three), you can take solace in knowing that you are doing some good for yourself and the world.
Anna Keeve: The bill, if passed, would require not only licensed health care facilities to provide plant-based meal options to patients, it would also require that state prisons to do the same.
Anna Keeve: If passed, Proposition 12 would ban the sale of veal, eggs, and pork from facilities that fail to provide enough space for caged animals.
Anna Keeve: Many call this historic in the animal rights’ movement, and if passed it will be pivotal; California has long been seen as a leader on progressive animal rights initiatives, and when California moves, so do other states.
Anna Keeve: While household names and heavy hitter corporate-funded candidates are spending big bucks to make sure they are heard, there is a horde of lesser-known rising-star candidates swarming onto the political scene