André Schutten – May 16, 2012 – Apparently veganism is a creed veganism is a creed , a deeply held conviction that ought to be protected by law and with the power of the state. This is not the first time I’ve heard this, (
Apparently click here for earlier reports) and I suppose it won’t be the last. Ms. Camille Labchuck argues that the Ontario Human Rights Commission ought to protect vegans from anyone who would fail to adequately provide for their dietary needs.
The problem with this expanding of definitions for what constitutes a “creed”, this broad protection for any sort of ideology, this watering down of creed or religion (the Marijuana Church presents a similar problem) is that those of genuine religious faith and creed get watered down too.