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PETA slams Al Gore for ‘hypocrisy and sheer laziness’ for not limiting Live Earth festival food to vegan only

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In a series of emails obtained by Buzzfeed, inflexible animal advocacy group PETA criticized former Vice President Al Gore for refusing to serve vegan only food at his upcoming Live Earth concert series.

While in Davos this year, Gore, along with popular musician Pharrell, announced the return of the eco-friendly worldwide music festival in 2015 which will feature over 100 artists performing on seven continents on June 18th.

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In the emails, representatives from PETA pestered the concert organizers, asking if they plan to serve vegan only food at the events, eliminating all animal products including meat and dairy.

Although Live Earth said they were working with partner organizations regarding offering sustainable foods, PETA accused them of “hypocrisy and sheer laziness.”

“They either care about stopping climate change or they’re more interested in the appearance of caring,” Lisa Lange, senior vice president of PETA, explained in an email to BuzzFeed. “While they decide, the earth is dying so PETA is hoping they immediately announce that they’re putting their mock meat where their mouths are, and making the Live Earth events vegan.”

A representative for Live Earth explained they do not have complete control over the food served at the venues where their events will be taking place, citing pre-existing agreements between the venues and their vendors.

A 2006 study conducted by the United Nations concluded that livestock production is a top contributor to global warming.

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WATCH: White man head-butts and spits on black man for honking horn — then calls cops on him

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A black Texas man was viciously attacked in a racially motivated road rage incident.

DeVonta Brown stopped to buy coffee at a McDonald's drive-through in McKinney on his way to work Monday when the driver of a truck drove the wrong way to cut him off, and Brown said he screamed racial slurs at him for honking, reported WFAA-TV.

"You could see it in his eyes," said Brown, who recorded the confrontation on his cell phone. "You could see the hate in his eyes."

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Deputy gets called out after sporting ‘extremist’ symbols at Black Lives Matter protest – and then gets put on leave

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A California sheriff's deputy who was working the scene of a protest is under investigation for wearing a patch with symbols depicting what the Orange County Sheriff's Office describes as "extremist groups."

Image that surfaced online this Wednesday show a deputy wearing a patch with the symbols of the Oath Keepers and the Three Percenters, which are known to be right-wing anti-government militias, Voice of OC reports.

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Secretary of the Army reminds soldiers that they swore an oath to uphold the Constitution — all of it

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The secretary of the U.S. Army was forced to come out and remind soldiers that even if they're called up supplement police forces in cities around the U.S. that they still must abide by their oath to uphold the Constitution.

In a Twitter statement Thursday, Ryan McCarthy posted a video of himself speaking to troops saying that peaceful protests are fine and that the soldiers are there to "protect that ideal."

"Every Soldier and Department of the Army Civilian swears an oath to support and defend the Constitution. That includes the right of the people peaceably to assemble and to petition the government for a redress of grievances," he said in the tweet.

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