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PETA doesn't treat animals ethically?
I'm sure everyone has heard of PETA at one point in time or another. If not, their name stands for "People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals". However, most of you may not be aware of the fact that PETA does NOT treat their animals ethically. How? They euthanize more than 90% of animals every year. Why? They have other financial priorities. They believe that it is cheaper to kill the animals than it is to take care of them.
Now let's see what PETA really spends their money on. What does PETA think is more important that taking care of innocent animals? Defending arsonists and other violent exremists is the answer. Yes, PETA spends millions of dollars supporting these people and paying these people to catch science labs on fire for testing on animals. It doesn't matter they are testing the animals for, they'll burn it down anyway. They could find the cure for AIDS and PETA would still be against it. And, that is 100% spoken from PETA themselves.
In the year 2007 1,997 animals were taken into PETA. Only seventeen of those animals were adopted, and 1,815 were killed. Why were those animals killed? PETA didn't want to spend their money taking care of them like the deserved. Instead, they euthanized them all, and two PETA workers were arrested for throwing some of the animals into dumpsters after killing them. They were charged with animal cruelty.
Now, there are the facts. Here's my opinion: I think it's completely wrong for PETA to make people who eat meat feel like horrible people, and to make those people think that resturants, grocers, and farmers are all disgusting human beings who kill the animals in horrible ways. It's especially wrong for them to do this because they also kill animals themselves. No, they don't slaughter them, but they kill them nonetheless. And for no reason. Resturants, grocers, and farmers kill animals for food. Not because it's cheaper for them because their too busy giving money to terrorists in the country.
PETA are the ones who are revolting humans who think they that blowing things up will help liberate animals when they're just going to kill the majority of them anyway. I'm 100% for animal rights and for animals being treated like they should, considering they are living breathing creatures, just like us. They feel pain, love, and fear just like we do. But I am 100% against PETA for seeming like they're doing what they do for the greater good of animals, when they turn around and kill what would have been killed if they didn't interfere.
And it sickens me more that the government is okay with this.
Marcellus, New York
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“No one can give a definition of the soul. But we know what it feels like. The soul is the sense of something higher than ourselves, something that stirs in us thoughts, hopes, and aspirations which go out to the world of goodness, truth and beauty. The soul is a burning desire to breathe in this world of light and never to lose it--to remain children of light.”
― Albert Schweitzer
I think money can be spent better elsewhere and better care can be given to animals in shelters.
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let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments...etc
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Ummm, euthanasia is not "unethical". It's significantly more humane than, say, pouring bleach in their eyes, or putting eyeliner IN their eyes. They don't have the funds to take care of all of those animals, so they're doing the most humane thing. Please make sure your arguments have some substance, and some sort of logic. <3
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Do you not realize that over the years we have over bread domestic animals? It is literally economically impossible to care for all of them, and is environmentally impossible to release them into the wild. Even if they weren't to busy with all of their publicity stunts.
I'm as anti-extremist group as the next guy, but there is nothing we can do with ALL the animals.
Thank you for the article. The sad thing is, I'm vegetarian, however I find that when people think animal rights activist, or vegan, the first thing that pops into their mind is BAM! Peta. I do not want to be associated with many of peta's campaigns...
I believe PETA is manipulative and radical. Have you heard of their "Sea Kitten" campaign? They belive that by calling fish sea kittens, children will be less likely to eat them. So on their website, they have stories, games (aimed at children) saying how all people who eat fish are horrible, and how they are killing Freddy Flounder, and Fluffy the Sea Kitten, and eating their mommies and daddies.
I believe that PETA's origional ideals are good, however, when I was younger and signed up for PETA's free stickers for children campaign, you know what I recieved? Bleeding and torn images of rabbits saying slogans like "Down with the fur industry" While I agree the fur industry is disgusting.. Really, Peta? Send these images (there were also ones of chicken with bleeding, infected feet, cats cowering, ect) to a young child?
However.... This being said, petakillsanimals.com is really biased. Most of their statistsics have been proven untrue.
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What matters an eternity of damnation to someone who has found in one second the infinity of joy? - Charles Baudelaire
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"Happiness can meet you in forms of insanity, but at times you must look madly for it."
I'm sorry that I don't support a group that spends more money funding terrorism and arson than actually helping a lot of the animals.
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An eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind.