The Hardline movement grew out of the more politically conscious sections of the Southern California hardcore and punk scenes in 1990. Although one of the basic tenets of Hardline was that it had existed in various forms since the beginning of time, the ideology was largely formulated by Sean Muttaqi of the band Vegan Reich. The Hardline philosophy was said to be rooted in one ethic (the sacredness of innocent life), but in reality the ethos rested on that base and on an idea of an immutable Natural Order. Put in more specific terms, Hardline can be described as a synthesis of deep ecology, straight edge, animal liberation, leftism, and Abrahamic religion.
In practice, the Hardline philosophy forbade its adherents from smoking or chewing any form of tobacco, drinking alcoholic beverages, and using illicit drugs or modern medicines. Furthermore, Hardliners (as they were called) were expected to follow a strict dietary regimen based on the above-mentioned pillars of respect for innocent life and the "Natural Order." To that end, Hardliners ate only foods that were vegan and relatively natural (brown rice over white, evaporated cane juice over white sugar, organic produce over conventional, natural oils over hydrogenated, etc). Human rights issues were also factored into the movement's food politics, and followers were urged to shun third-world cash crops such as ...
Junkie 2: Fuck that let's hardline it you get more fucked up
Man: "I failed"
Woman: "aww, hard lines!"
Hardline kid: Heil! *shoots normal guy in the face*
Hardline was a violent movement and officially ended in 1999 via a decision by the Hardline Central Comittee.
Today the hardline has adopted the mantle of the People of Allah.
They would listen to Hardcore music.
"i'm not a vegan and i have had sex,
so some hard-line kids tried to kick my ass,
if you're not like them they want to clean your clock ,
they're nothing but a bunch of jocks!
they're anti-choice, they're fascist youth,
their songs all sound like metal tunes!"
Anti-Flag from the song "Indie Sux, Hard-Line Sux, Emo Sux, You Suck!"