Written by Heather Faraid Drennan
Ask anyone on the PETA
staff and they can tell you about lots of people—even hard-nosed, stalwart,
meat-eating relatives—who've seen one little video clip and changed their minds
about turkeys. Help everyone opt for that delicious Tofurky
instead of a slice of contaminated dead turkey by cuing up one of our funny
little PETA Thanksgiving public service announcements (PSAs) to provide helpful
insight into why a cruelty-free
is the way to go.
If you're looking
for something a little longer to watch while you digest that last slice of pumpkin
pie, check out the PBS special "My Life as a Turkey."
which tells the story of a man who "mothered" 16 abandoned turkey
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