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Vegans: Are you ‘pro-life’, ‘pro-choice’, or have an alternative perspective on abortion? June 26, 2013

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Amie "Breeze" Harper @ 7:40 pm

Vegans: Are you ‘pro-life’, ‘pro-choice’, or have an alternative perspective on abortion?

The Sistah Vegan Project


If you are a vegan, I am wondering: What are your personal beliefs around ‘pro-life’ and ‘pro-choice’ in the context of humans, pregnancy, and abortion? 

This is probably the shortest blog post ever, but I’m curious about this question and would like to know, if you are vegan, what your stance is and how it ‘fits’ into your vegan philosophies.

The only reason I ask this is because I find it curious how ‘life’ is defined and how it is valued, in the human context and beyond. I remember running into a vegan man about 7 years ago who said he thought it was strange that certain human beings eat animals ‘without conscious’, but are hard-core ‘pro-life’ for pregnant humans. Alternatively, he found it ‘peculiar’ that many vegans who become vegan to abstain from killing/harming non-human animals are ‘pro-choice’ when it comes to their stance on human reproductive choice. He…

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3 Responses to “Vegans: Are you ‘pro-life’, ‘pro-choice’, or have an alternative perspective on abortion?”

  1. Salman Al-Farisi Says:

    I’ve never been pregnant. My feeling is that a woman has the choice, it is her body. It is unfortunate that many children are born into poverty and will have a limited environment; be it food, schooling, clothing, recreation, or books. Most likely, basketball and other games will be more prevalent than encyclopedias and
    science books. Still, a woman’s choice, even when impovershed.

  2. Ladyguard Says:

    vegan and of course pro-life. How could I fight for the lives of farm animals and not fight for the lives of unborn babies.

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