Is a vegan diet child abuse? Where is the line between parents’ dietary practices and the government’s duty to protect minors? Following the hospitalization of a vegan child, a bill in Italy aims to make veganism a criminal offense.
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Are vegan kids doomed to social isolation? With animal products served at school, parties and get-togethers, what’s a vegan kid to do to fit in? And how do parents help their children navigate social events without relegating them to the role of outsiders?
Raising kids vegan is brainwashing, right? Vegan parents force THEIR beliefs on their children and severely limiting their choices. With all the concerns of a vegan diet and the social difficulties faced by kids seen as "different" is it fair, or even safe, to raise kids vegan?
Most kids love animals. Yet most kids are raised eating animals. Despite this disparity, raising children vegan remains controversial. Few would argue that a child is far more likely to play with an animal than murder and consume it.