The Liberation Pledge

The Pledge is simple:
  • one | Publicly refuse to eat animals - live vegan.
  • two | Publicly refuse to sit where people are eating animals. (See TIPS below)
  • three | Encourage others to take the pledge.
Take the Liberation Pledge at http://www.liberationpledge.com/ and join the ‘Liberation Pledge Support Group’ here https://www.facebook.com/groups/1621978858055318/ (And now a new web forum https://liberationpledge.social/ )
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Wristbands - Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) Toronto produces the Liberation Pledge wristband (not the fork bracelet) . Other DxE Chapters can order them in bulk by messaging us for special instructions. 
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Fork Bracelets - Some folks have successfully ordered fork bracelets from eBay https://goo.gl/yK6K0V and etsy https://goo.gl/fv9Ja6.
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Outreach - Poster we use for tabling with a supply of the wristbands in front of the 8.5 x 11 sign - https://goo.gl/ZFDoht
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TIPS on “Publicly refuse to sit where people are eating animals”
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1. Many have found it easier to explain the second part of the Pledge (“Publicly refuse to sit where people are eating animals”) as “Publicly refuse to sit before violence”. People often interpret the Pledge to mean you can’t go to a non-vegan restaurant. You may choose to apply it that way, but you may also choose to apply it as meaning that your table in a non-vegan restaurant will only have vegan food at it.
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2. A frequently raised question is: What if I can’t “Publicly refuse to sit before violence” all of the time or in all areas of my life?
There are no hard and fast rules here. The Pledge is meant to empower you and create opportunities for deep conversations. Can you apply the Liberation Pledge to one sphere of your life? Family? Friends? Work?
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Perhaps you can apply the Pledge at home. That could involve your family eating vegan with you, or it could mean you eating on your own in a different room. Or perhaps you can apply the Pledge when having meals out with non-vegan friends? As noted, that could involve choosing a vegan restaurant, or it could mean your friends agreeing to eat vegan off an omni menu. Work can be an especially difficult area for many people. So, maybe you try to do more to ensure vegan options at work functions without actually applying the Pledge at work. Or you limit the Pledge at work to when you have lunch out with co-workers.
In whatever area of your life you consider the Liberation Pledge, you need to decide what works for you. Try out a strategy, and see how it goes. But try to start somewhere, and try to expand on it over time, both within areas of your life where you’ve applied the Pledge, and also into other new areas where you might not start with the Pledge.
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Remember, taking the Pledge symbolizes our belief that the bodies and secretions of non-human animals on a plate is abhorrent. It's not food. It's violence. By agreeing to sit silently with family, friends or co-workers, we are implying that it's not that big a deal. Wherever applied, the power of the Pledge is in the conversations it generates about animals and why we take their lives seriously. Whatever the specific content of those conversations, we are communicating a message against speciesism, and our firm belief that we need to practice what we preach. It is a powerful (and empowering) statement.