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The case for vegetarianism does not rest solely on arguments about global warming, but also on animal welfare

Today is World Vegetarian Day—and there are many reasons for non-meat eaters across the globe to celebrate. Earlier this year, it was revealed that Bill Clinton has gone vegan (almost*). Yet there has also been a worrying backlash against this diet choice.

First—bravo Bill. Along with womanising and a taste for interns, Bill has given up “pleasures” of animal flesh too. Clinton prefers not to say the “v” word…

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