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Re: [animalrights-177] ps PETA MARCH

From: user 5.
Sent on: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 9:14 PM
Yes - Really clarified the issues.

On 8/20/13 9:08 PM, Shira wrote:
> Thank you Sandra for writing this.
>
> On 8/20/13 7:45 PM, "sandra bell" <[address removed]> wrote:
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>> Ingrid Newkirk doesn't want to warehouse animals in cages.  I understand
>> that, but apparently at the PETA "shelter" animals are not even given a
>> chance at adoption, which is a worse fate for homeless animals than in
>> city shelters where they at least have eight days.  I heard a report from
>> a former PETA (eye witness) worker that an elderly gentleman, who could
>> no longer keep his beloved rabbit, took her to PETA's shelter where he
>> was guaranteed that a happy forever home would be found for his pet.
>> Turns out, they took the healthy rabbit immediately to the back and
>> euthanized her.  In my opinion, that's blatant lying -- immorality.  The
>> old man would NEVER have left his rabbit there if he had known there
>> would not be the promised home for her and that she would be dead within
>> minutes -- betrayal to the rabbit and to the man -- unconscionable.
>> As we all know, PETA has done many good things.  Their undercover,
>> on-the-scene video footage exposing all manner of animal horrors should
>> be commended.  But as far as the stray and homeless are concerned, I
>> certainly wouldn't trust PETA one iota.
>>
>> Also, PETA does not comprehend the interconnections of issues.  At a
>> recent PETA event in Hollywood, featuring Ms. Newkirk, the beverage table
>> included Sweet & Low, Equal and Splenda -- all full of toxic chemicals
>> and tested extensively on a wide variety of animals, with negative health
>> effects, yet marketed to the human population -- Glaring proof that
>> animal experiments are not given credence even by the very fools who
>> conduct them.  In many ways, PETA is from the old thought of the 1980's.
>> Todays enlightened activist can clearly connect the dots between the
>> various movements for compassionate reverence for all life and those for
>> individual and planetary health -- It's all ONE.
>>
>> In my opinion, PETA should get out of the "shelter" business and they
>> should promote healthful, organic, GMO-free, non-toxic refreshments at
>> their gatherings -- anything less makes them liars (regarding the former)
>> and unenlightened (regarding the latter).
>>      
>> On Aug 20, 2013, at 1:24 PM, Debbie Elliott wrote:
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>>> Can anyone shed some light on the PETA euthanasia controversy?
>>>
>>> Thanks!
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