These politicians help farmed animals around the world by leaving animals off their plates!
1. Jeremy Corbyn
Jeremy Corbyn is a British politician and leader of the Labour Party. He is a lifelong vegetarian who has recently announced he’s going vegan.
2. Tulsi Gabbard
Elected in 2013, U.S. representative from Hawaii Tulsi Gabbard was the first American Samoan and the first Hindu member of Congress. Congresswoman Gabbard follows a vegetarian diet.
3. Tziporah “Tzipi” Livni
Tzipi Livni is a prominent Israeli politician and former foreign affairs minister. She has been a vegetarian since age 12.
4. Al Gore
Al Gore served as vice president of the United States under Bill Clinton. Gore also ran for president in 2000. In 2013 the prominent environmentalist announced he had switched to a vegan diet.
5. Christina Rees
Christina Rees is a British Labour Party politician, representing the Welsh Neath constituency since May 2015. She is one of many vegan MPs.
6. Eric Leroy Adams
Eric Adams is the borough president of Brooklyn, New York City, and was a Democratic state senator for New York. Shortly after being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes last year, he decided to go vegan.
7. Murray Rankin
Murray Rankin is a Canadian politician who serves as House leader for the New Democratic Party. He follows a strict vegetarian diet.
8. Mojo Mathers
Mojo Mathers is a member of the New Zealand House of Representatives. She became a vegetarian to protect the environment.
9. Chokwe Antar Lumumba
Chokwe Antar Lumumba is an American attorney and activist, a politician, and the current mayor of Jackson, Mississippi. As mayor of a city with one of the highest rates of obesity, Lumumba recently announced he was going vegan to be a healthy model for his constituents and lead by example.
10. Maneka Gandhi
Maneka Sanjay Gandhi is the Indian union cabinet minister for women and child development. The widow of Sanjay Gandhi, Maneka is an outspoken vegan and animal rights activist.
11. Cory Booker
Cory Booker is the junior United States senator of New Jersey. He served two terms as mayor of Newark. Prior to going vegan in 2014, Booker was a vegetarian for over 20 years.