News round-up Jan '16

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The most significant vegan news. Good and bad.

Swiss military man declared unfit for duty with the Swiss Army because he refused to wear leather: http://www.ibtimes.com/vegan-soldier-rejected-swiss-army-refusing-wear-leather-boots-2280206

Vegetarians and vegans boycott Gourmet Burger Kitchen over antagonising 'vegetarians: resistance is futile' ad: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/vegetarians-and-vegans-boycott-gourmet-burger-kitchen-over-antagonising-ad-campaign-a6819751.html (#gourmetmurderkitchen)

Australian Advertising Standards Board rules that Australia 'Lamb' Day ad does not incite hatred against vegans: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-controversial-australia-day-lamb-ad-with-lee-lin-chin-is-here-to-stay-2016-1?IR=T

Tesla launches its first all-vegan car: http://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/tesla-offers-all-vegan-interior/

Vegan Advocacy Group takes on USA Office of Disease Prevention & Health Promotion for excluding guidelines on cholesterol: http://www.eater.com/2016/1/7/10732202/dietary-guidelines-lawsuit-eggs-cholesterol

Animal Justice group closer to establishing veganism as a 'human right' in Ontario: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/camille-labchuk/veganism-ontario-human-right_b_8950052.html

Team behind Cowspiracy is working on a new documentary 'What The Health': http://www.whatthehealthfilm.com/

If you feel I've missed anything simply post the link below.
 
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