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January 04, 2006

PETA's Solution To Mideast Violence? Shut Down Circuses

You can't make this stuff up, but you can link it after Allah sends it to you:

PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) President Ingrid E. Newkirk said last Thursday at the International Nonviolence Conference in Bethlehem, β€œwe call all attacks on civilians, whether against Palestinians in Jenin or Israelis in Tel Aviv, what they are: War crimes.”

I know: the Israelis don't target Palestinian civilians (apart from some isolated cases of Israeli terrorist extremists). But wait, it gets better.

β€œIf we want an end to violence, it means that we must first reject the slaughterhouse, the animal circus, and animal skins and remember that kindness to animals has been a cornerstone of every great religion in the history of the world," she added.

We have to do that first?

Are these people f'n' insane? We have to stop exploiting animals before we stop murdering innocent human f'n' beings?

It's very important that war be stopped, this particular MacArthur Genius Grant winner believes. Because war -- let's not sugar coat this -- frightens animals.

Newkirk, author of seven books on the treatment of animals, did not shy away from directly linking human and animal suffering, and said that "to allow one form of violence to exist while asking for the eradication of the other is painfully hypocritical."

"War is a frightening thing for all living beings. Every day, millions of animals, who pledge allegiance to no flag, and who have done nothing to provoke aggression, are the victims of the longest running undeclared war in human history: the war on the animal nations," Newkirk added.

They're not anti-war, they're just on the other side.

The "other side" in this case being with the chickens, trained bears, and Tijuana sex-donkeys.

Re-Link: Good Penn & Teller takedown of PETA. Thanks for the reminder to an anymous poster.

PETA: Firmly Against Terrorism, Except When It's To Save the Lab-Rats: A tax-filing noting their donation to the defense fund of Rodney Coronado, convicted of firebombing a research laboratory. Thanks to Allah for that, again.

It's also mentioned in the Penn & Teller video, I'm pretty sure.

(Oh, by the way, no one was killed in that firebombing.)

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