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Latino Vegetarians: A Critical Mass

by Passiton Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 at 9:32 AM

There are millions of anonymous Latina vegetarians. Here are brief stories of some Latino vegetarians.

 Latino Vegetarians:...
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Cesar Chaver was a nonviolent organizer of migrant farmworkers and champion of an end
to lethal insecticides in the fields, better housing, higher wages. He said
“I became a vegetarian after realizing that animals feel afraid, cold, hungry and unhappy like we do. I feel very deeply about vegetarianism and the animal kingdom. It was my dog Boycott who led me to question the right of humans to eat other sentient beings.” "The basis for peace is respecting all creatures." http://challengeoppression.com/2011/03/31/cesar-chavez-the-basis-for-peace-is-respecting-all-creatures/


St Martin de Porres is loved around the world. In his monastery, he washed the latrines of
his monk brothers> His universal compassion for all beings from the homeless to mice
sometimes caused conflict with his superior.
http://www.thestreetspirit.org/the-patron-saint-of-charity-and-justice/saint-2/

Fidel Castro, reported Barbara Walters, is a vegetarian. He made her a vegetarian sandwich. The CIA tried to assassinate him 638 times, according to their own records and a Channel 4 documentary film. Some conclude he must have been protected by angels.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/638_Ways_to_Kill_Castro

Alex Pacheco, cofounder of PETA, is a man who has worked 18 hours a day to help animals. In his youth
he hid himself in a trunk with D Sickles... to enter a hunters' island... to warn the animals.
http://www.heroism.org/class/1980/pacheco.htm

Throughout history, women have been more anonymous in their spiritual work than men.There are millions of Latino vegetarians. http://latinaveg.com

Francisco Martin, for several years a secretary of the International Vegetarian Union, has
worked for many decades against bullfighting. http://ivu.org

J Diguara, who works in Washington DC, has volunteered for many animal rights groups since
he was a child.

Fidel Antonio told the story of his life as a day laborer.
He said
'
"We had no money to buy beef or pork.
Ironically, today I consider it a sin to eat meat, but at that time I was ignorant.

I don't eat meat anymore, because if you do you become complicit in the killing of defenseless animals. In addition, eating meat isn't good for your body. Fruit, vegetables, beans, rice, and wheat are better for you. I began eating this way eight months ago. At first it was because I didn't trust the meat, which is often old and who knows where it comes from. The Lord only speaks of eating fish and bread.

Then when I ate beef and saw blood coming out of it I would think of the way they kill animals, the cruelty of it. In my town in Mexico, they string a pig up by its feet, and then cut its throat with a knife. The animal just dies little by little. Animals have the right to live, just like us. They have life just like we do, and there are much healthier things to eat."

http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/the-gritty-life-of-a-day-laborer/Content?oid=3810328&showFullText=true";



http://challengeoppression.com/2011/03/31/cesar-chavez-the-basis-for-peace-is-respecting-all-creatures/
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Alex Pacheco cofounder of PETA

by Passiton Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 at 9:32 AM

Alex Pacheco cofound...
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Fidel Castro

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Fidel Antonio, Day Laborer

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St Martin de Porres

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St Martin de Porres...
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