I respect your choice to not consume meat. I think that you are good people in general, and I highly respect the fact that you take pride in the fact that you're not eating meat.
That being said...
I ask that you respect me in return. It is my choice to eat meat, and I enjoy it immensely. But eating meat for me is also a medical requirement. You see, I was born with a deficiency in certain key vitamins and minerals. It's not enough to kill me, but it's enough to make functioning normally somewhat difficult. On top of that, the casings in supplement pills has some ingredients in them that, when mixed in with said vitamins and minerals, will make me very sick if I take them. So I HAVE to eat meat.
I do not call you out for strictly eating veggies. So please, if you see me eating a hamburger out at a restaurant, do not call me out on it. It is completely normal and legal and it keeps me healthy. So coming up to me and telling me I'm a murderer and I'm going to rot in hell and I'm worse than a rapist or a terrorist for eating a poor defenseless animal that humans have been eating since practically forever, isn't going to make veganism or vegans look good. It makes your whole group look like a bunch of fucking idiot jackoffs, and it makes me want to go out and eat every animal I see just to spite you.
Of course, I know that not all vegans are this stupid. There are a lot of vegans who are kind to others and respect their personal life choices, and who don't condemn others just for eating meat. To those vegans, I want to say thank you for being awesome people, and if I offended you a little bit by this, I do apologize. Now, to the others, like the one who approached me today... I think I speak for everyone when I say shut up, sit down, and stop acting like your shit don't stink.