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18 Ways Animal Outlook Changed the World for Animals in 2018

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Thanks to your unwavering support, we continue making the world a better place for animals. It has truly been a landmark year for Animal Outlook. With you at our side, our undercover investigations expose the truth, our legal team fights for justice, and our corporate campaigns change menus and minds. To wrap up 2018 and get inspired for the new …

COK’s 10th Annual DC VegFest Bringing Food and Fun September 15

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Compassion Over Killing (COK) is proud to present our 10th annual DC VegFest on Saturday, September 15, 2018! Hosted outdoors at famed Yards Park in the nation’s capital, the DC VegFest is a free fun-filled festival of food, music, education, and inspiration with more than 20,000 attendees joining the celebration each year.    Thousands of festival-goers – vegans and pre-vegans alike …

Powerful ‘Beyond The Lies’ Summer Video Tour to Bring Thousands Nationwide the Shocking Truth of Life and Death for Farmed Animals

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Compassion Over Killing (COK) proudly announces the launch of our Beyond The Lies tours, kicking off today in California and bringing powerful video outreach to 36 cities nationwide this summer, including on the final cross-country Vans Warped Tour. This inspiring program will raise awareness among thousands of people about the suffering of animals raised and killed for food, empowering them to …

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June is Pride Month: Celebrate Compassion & Equality for All

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June first marks the beginning of Pride month: a commemoration of the Stonewall Riots that some consider to be the spark that lit the fire of gay liberation. This month we celebrate our fellow activists working towards a more compassionate world. Remember: the first Pride was a protest! Many LGBTQ people and activists (like Jane Velez-Mitchell, Joshua Katcher, pattrice jones, …

WOW: Exciting New Vegan Products Take Over Expo East!

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Representing all the benefits of vegan eating, Compassion Over Killing was an exhibitor at the recent Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore…and we’ve got your scoop on all the amazing flavors and innovative new vegan eats unveiled at this food-filled event! Expo East is an annual trade show, attended by tens of thousands of people, and featuring thousands of vendors …

Watch the Fun: Thousands Celebrate COK’s DC VegFest 2017!

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  On September 2, Compassion Over Killing’s DC VegFest 2017 was filled with up to 20,000 smiles, making DC’s beautiful Yards Park shine all day! Despite some not-so-shiny weather, an enthusiastic crowd joined the fun, including many who lined up hours early to get their commemorative tote bag packed with goodies from our sponsors. Vegans and pre-vegans alike came together at …

Reader’s Choice: COK’s Top 6 Blogs of 2016

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Wow: Together, we’ve truly demonstrated the power of change in 2016! As we look back at all Compassion Over Killing has been able to achieve for farm animals this year with your support, we’re celebrating YOU and all you do to help us build a kinder tomorrow. Standing united, we’re changing the world for animals through our hard-hitting investigations, strategic …

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DC VegFest 2014 Success: 15,000 People Strong & Growing!

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“Thanks for being the best festival ever!”   ★ “I can’t believe the amount of people in attendance!” ★ “Could I be having any more fun at DC VegFest? I don’t think so!” ★ “Holy DC VegFest!”  ★ “So much fun at DCVegFest today. Can’t wait to go next year”  Wow! We’re blown away by the tremendously positive feedback that …

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Washington DC Celebrates Meat-Free Week

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Move over “DC Meat Week” — now in its 5th year, the popular Washington DC Meat-Free Week is back and it kicks off on Monday, February 3! This week-long food frenzy celebration is a fun way to explore and enjoy several veg-friendly specials offered at restaurants throughout the nation’s capital. New to the area or just visiting? You’ll soon discover …