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Is Vegetable tanned full grain leather plant-based or animal-based?

It's animal-based. As @jsotola said in the comments, "vegetable tanned leather" means animal hide tanned with plant substances rather than with, for instance, chromium sulphate. "...
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Has any government banned animal slaughter for human consumption? Was it effective for increasing animal rights?

I am pretty sure there has never been governmental (or feudal/whatever) ban on animal slaughter and/or consumption, so I do not see your original question being answered. There can, however, be some ...
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How can animal cruelty be considered legal based on "cultural heritage" argument?

The question has a strong normative undertone. I believe the community agrees that foie gras production is cruel and should be outlawed, so I will not comment on the normative aspect of the question, ...
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In what ways do some consider animal rights issues to be connected to feminist issues?

The classic text on this is The Sexual Politics of Meat by Carol J Adams It's a much contested text. Some of its key arguments linking feminism and animal rights are: Female animals are used to ...
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What are the main arguments against non-human animals holding intrinsic value?

There is a dispute about whether chronesthesia, the mental ability to be aware of one's past or future also known as mental time travel, is limited to humans or whether it can also be found among non-...
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What vegan or animal rights events have spread internationally?

National Animal Rights Day (since 2011) Established by the non-profit Our Planet. Theirs Too. in 2011, The National Animal Rights Day (NARD) is an annual day observed in multiple countries around ...
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Has any government banned animal slaughter for human consumption? Was it effective for increasing animal rights?

In 675AD, Japan forbade the killing of animals for meat, due to the adoption of Buddhist beliefs. This, while not perfectly observed, did result in a significant cultural change over the next several ...
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Has any government banned animal slaughter for human consumption? Was it effective for increasing animal rights?

Have you ever heard about the Animal Welfare Act in New Zealand? The law is not primarily about the consumption of meat in the sense of eating. However, if you take a broader definition of ...
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What are the main arguments against non-human animals holding intrinsic value?

This also belong to philosophy, so we will have ask for their help to get answer to this question. This article deals with human life value, but also covers animals value: What is it about human ...
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