Vegans in UK demand a change in currency

Vegans in UK demand a change in currency
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Being a committed liberal can be a tough job. You have to be on your guard at all times for people and things which may offend – plus having to constantly keep track of the nearest “safe space” you may retreat to, lest things become too overwhelming….

Now imagine being not just a leftist, but a liberal Vegan. You must not only be aware of and offended by all standard issue attacks to your sensitivities, but also be mindful of and shun all things animal, such as foods, cosmetics, clothing, etc.

And if you are unfortunate enough to be a radical Vegan in the U.K., Australia or Canada, things just took a turn for the worse.

Over the years, in an effort to make paper currency less likely to be counterfeited, those responsible for this task have added a number of safety features. One of these features is the inclusion of plastics, or polymers, as part of the bill.

However, it was recently discovered that these new “polymer notes” contain tallow. Tallow is a waxy white animal fat rendered from the loins and kidneys of sheep, cows and horses….

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