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AR action group in UK called ManchesterPigsave


A new animal rights action group has been set up in the UK called ManchesterPigsave which holds weekly vigils to comfort pigs being transported for slaughter, and to inform bystanders about what they go through and about veganism. If you can attend, or you know people in or around Manchester who might want to support this group, please forward this email to them

For our non human animal friends everywhere

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Dear friends,

Don't turn away. Join us!
(Please scroll down to see our weekly vigil schedule.)

BEARING WITNESS AT WEEKLY VIGILS

NEWS UPDATE
"Scenes from the Manchester Pig Save vigil at Tulip slaughter plant on 17th Feb 2016"
A poignant, utterly moving video of Manchester Pig Save's first weekday morning vigil last week:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgIHkZvxDSY and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3j6vwfT-XIA. Thanks for being there.
Please consider starting a Save group in your community. We need actions like this at every slaughterhouse. Tips on getting started here: http://thesavemovement.org/start-a-save-group/
Learn more about veganism here: http://bit.ly/1ViiBSZ. Order a FREE vegan starter kit at http://bit.ly/1o0z0gV
‪#compassionisnotacrime
Vigil Schedule
Toronto Pig Save has a firm commitment to hold at least three vigils per week. We currently hold a Pig Save vigil in Burlington together with Cow Save and Chicken Save vigils in Toronto.



We encourage anyone to attend a vigil. The more people who attend, the harder it is for society to ignore our protests of the abhorrent cruelty to animals. Attending vigils is a daunting, traumatic, but empowering experience. Please join us!
Weekly vigils with Toronto/Burlington/Brampton Pig, Cow & Chicken Saves
• Tuesday, February 23: Leafletting at the corner of St. Clair and Keele, 7:30-9:30 am with Mary-Chris Staples and crew. There's a Toronto Chicken Save vigil 8-9 am at Maple Leaf "Poultry" slaughter plant at 100 Ethel Ave. followed by a Toronto Cow Save vigil 9-11 am at "St. Helen's Meat Packers" slaughter plant at 1 Glen Scarlett Road.

• Thursday, February 25, 8-10 am: Pig Save vigil in Burlington in front of Fearman's "Pork" Inc. slaughter plant at the corner of Harvester and Appleby Line (right by the Appleby GO train station).


Leo Tolstoy on the duty to bear witness: "When the suffering of another creature causes you to feel pain, do not submit to the initial desire to flee from the suffering one, but on the contrary, come closer, as close as you can to him who suffers, and try to help him." - from A Calendar of Wisdom

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For more information or to help and volunteer, please contact torontopigsave@gmail.com, 416-825-6080

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