***CAAF 'Don't Buy Fur!' protest @ Macy's on 34th Street in New York City***

Compassion is the fashion, and fur is DEAD! As the winter holiday approaches, so does the zenith of fur season, and as such, FAUN, in solidarity with   Caring Activists Against Fur (CAAF), will be making our immutable opposition to the horrific Chinese fur trade known to those unscrupulous cretins whose livelihood is the confinement, torture and extraordinarily brutal extermination of innocent beings - all in the name of fickle "luxury" and transient, superfluous "fashion." On the chilly afternoon of Sunday, December 23rd, CAAF will stage another anti-fur demo at Macy's on West 34th Street in New York City. Let's not miss this EXTRAORDINARY opportunity for us to get the message of compassion for animals trapped in the bloody fur trade out to the public!

Come and add your voice to a burgeoning group of energetic animal activists whose prime directive is to elevate public awareness about the plight of innumerable defenseless foxes, minks, raccoons, dogs and cats and other mammal victims of the gruesome Chinese fur trade, who are violently and systematically removed from their natural habitats, corralled into inescapable death camps, crammed into tiny, filthy cages for months in ALL weather conditions, beaten, stomped on, anally electrocuted, gassed, bludgeoned to death, even SKINNED ALIVE so that affluent first-world consumers can gleefully, obliviously parade around, morbidly draped in the skins that are, quite literally, ripped off these animals' backs as they helplessly writhe in overwhelming shock and agony 'til the final throes of death overtake them. For many of these unfortunate creatures, that means the agony lasts for minutes or even hours!

These helpless animals are tortured and killed in the most horrifically cruel ways imaginable - all for vain, pretentious, human notions of "luxury apparel" and "fashion." Jump into the ongoing campaign to STOP this insanity and work toward the total abolition of the global fur industry. Come out and HELP US make a vocal, public impact for the animals trapped and languishing in this insidious death trade, and to send a meaningful message to the heartless people who line their pockets with blood and entrails, who build their posh castles with the unspeakable screams of terror and suffering from countless innocent beings. For those unfamiliar with the realities of the horrible global fur trade, please take a few minutes to watch the following ( Warning: Graphic imagery!):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueBWi8BL0PQ

Disgusting? Horrible? Unforgivable? Agreed, so PLEASE come and help us to vocalize our extreme objection to this inexcusable, retrograde, medieval barbarism, to discourage/deter potential fur-shoppers from patronizing this retail dealer in death and torture, to enlighten the public to the grim realities behind their whimsical, self-deluding notions of fashion, and to encourage them to make more compassionate choices in shopping for winter apparel. In a world with so many great (and more economical) cruelty-free fabrics and styles, there really is ABSOLUTELY NO EXCUSE for this ongoing madness.

 

WHAT: ** CAAF Don't Buy Fur! demo @ Macy's on 34th St, NYC**

WHERE: Macy's Department Store, 151 West 34th Street New York, NY 10001.

WHEN: Sunday, December 23rd, 2o12

TIME: 1 ~ 3pm

Activists are invited to gather from 1:00pm forward in front of Macy's Department Store at 151 West 34th Street. If there are any questions about directions to and from this location in Manhattan, please call Caring Activists Against Fur @ [masked] or send an email to [masked].

We will have plenty of signs, literature and relevant props to share with interested members of the general public. All YOU need to bring is yourself and your voice to speak up for the voiceless, who cannot articulate their own wish to freely live out their lives under the sun, to frolic and to bear young, to behave in accordance with their own natures with no interference from our species.

For more information about FAUN group and/or other events on the FAUN calendar, send an email to [masked] or call [masked].

Blessed be all animals, and all friends of animals...

Anthony Botti

www.faunnj.org

[masked]

 

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  • A former member
    A former member

    The largest lineup of anti-fur activists outside of Fur Free Friday showed up today to loudly and clearly voice our opposition to fur. No one walked in or out of Macy’s without facing a myriad of images of animals some in their natural state, others in captivity and pain and others dead due to the fur industry. Along with images and chants that told the story, shoppers were given the choice: head to any of the fur free merchants on our flyer or shop at Macy’s and be complicit in the fur trade.

    I think it’s pretty clear to Macy’s that there’s an army of animal defenders amassing and we are fed up of the animal abuse going on and right now……we have Macy’s in our sights!

    December 23, 2012

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