“Veganism made me do it!”
I had this gut reaction: Buy it to support my community.
This was definitely a conditioned response. I went vegan over a decade ago (December 2007), long before veganism was mainstream.
In 2006, very few people knew what "vegan" meant. There were almost no vegan products available outside of one or two brands of soy milk and a few cardboard-tasting frozen veggies burgers.
Anytime I saw something that was vegan it felt like a ...