Ontario Rules Veganism A Human Right Legally Protected Against Discrimination

Hospitals will now have to provide vegan meals upon request, and students cannot be forced to dissect animals.

Vegetarianism and veganism are two trends rapidly increasing in popularity. And now, thanks to a recent ruling, individuals in the province of Ontario, Canada, will have an even easier time sticking to their plant-based diet.

The Vegan Herald reports that the Human Rights Commission of Ontario recently ruled that veganism is a human right that should be legally protected from discrimination under law similar to how religious beliefs are protected.

What does this mean? 

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