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Stamp: Hypocrisy by 8manderz8 Stamp: Hypocrisy by 8manderz8
Don't get me wrong. I love animals. I want them to be treated in a non abusive way. I don't like seeing videos of pigs drowning in their own blood for more than three minutes. I hate that so many animals have to be put to sleep because there's no space for them or because they're too aggressive. I'm an animal lover. And I genuinely agree with the statement Ingrid Newkirk said, sometimes the kindest thing to do in a situation with an animal is to put it to sleep.

But the problem is, you can't have it both ways. You can't be the leader of PETA, crying out that animals are being used as slaves, that they deserve complete freedom, and even financially supporting an arsonist that burns down animal research buildings demanding animal research to be put to an end when even your senior vice president depends on insulin injections to live.

There's just so much that could be said about PETA - and not only them, the Animal Liberation Front as well.

I'm not an uncaring person, I'm not unkind, I don't hate animals and I definitely don't want to see them hurt. But when the biggest groups of people advocating the safety of animals condone terrorism and fear mongering, there's something wrong.

Additionally, watch Penn & Teller's Bullshit!. Season 2 has an interesting episode focused entirely on PETA. It'll give you something to think about.

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Sleazinator Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013   General Artist
Some animals?! PETA kills most of their animals to the point that they`ve been labeled a slaughterhouse since the number of animals they kill doesn`t
Luigifan18 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012
Er, I think Ingrid may be right in saying this, at least in principle. In practice, though, PETA is far too quick to resort to euthanization.
8manderz8 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd say that's the major reason why people are opposed to PETA in this sense. That, and the total hypocrisy of them. #PeTAKills has heaps of information available on this topic. :)
Luigifan18 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012
I know, I've seen the group.
QuietpawTheEpic Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
PETA kills 92% of the animals they rescue. In 2011, 3067 healthy animals were killed by PETA, while 12 were given homes.
8manderz8 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Jeez. Yeah, PETA is full of assholes.
QuietpawTheEpic Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I know... -.- I hate them.
LaTigressa6268808 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Student General Artist
I've seen the Penn and Teller episode. Didn't exactly agree with the humor, but I liked it.
NOKAPIplz Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012
Did you hear about Newkirk's will? It's gross.
A part of it states she wants her feet to be used as umbrella holders or something along those lines.
SabertoothLioness Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah I read the will. I almost puked and this coming from someone who can eat while watching Chestbursters leaping out of people's chests. That broad is twisted in the head.
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