Your weekly vegan news – February 8th, 2019.

Could our next president be vegan? Vegan Senator Cory Booker announced that he is running for president in the 2020 race.

Another American politician, the youngest congresswoman at age 29, Alexandria Cortez, declared her love for oat milk. New statistics revealed that 48% of Americans purchase dairy-free milk over cow’s milk.

A cow named Brianna escaped from a truck in New Jersey that was heading to a slaughterhouse. New Jersey could be the first state to make killing a pregnant animal a crime with new legislation.

A farmer has donated his lambs to a farm rescue, Good Heart Animal Sanctuary. BBC Naturalist Chris Packham has committed to veganism after completing Veganuary. And WWE champion Daniel Bryan is so vegan that even his championship belt is made from hemp.