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Animal Abuse: Saturday Evening and Animal-Rights Leaflets

animal abuse: A few protesters bang on bongos, others chant, There's no excuse for animal abuse, and hand out animal-rights leaflets to passersby, according to NOW Magazine. Since last fall, members of the group Grassroots Anti-Speciesism Shift GRASS have staged protests outside the Dundas West restaurant every week. On a Saturday evening in late June, around 20 protesters hoisting signs with slogans like Peace Begins On Your Plate and Don't Buy While They Die! are staked outside Antler Kitchen & Bar. Antler's chalkboard sidewalk sign had read Venison is the new kale, which caught the attention of GRASS founder and local resident Marni Ugar. Meanwhile in nearby Parkdale, another group is taking a different approach, spreading the gospel via vegan Big Macs, chickpea steaks and tempeh fish and chips. Ugar says the goal of the protest is to dispel the myth of humane meat Antler's menu focuses on Ontario game meats and to force Antler to put a pro-animal-rights sign in its window. ( As reported in the news.