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Group Wants to Give Turkeys Something to Be Thankful for This
For Immediate Release:October 4, 2012
Contact:Sophia Charchuk 202-483-7382
Victoria, B.C. -- PETA "turkeys" will hand out free Tofurky roasts in downtown Victoria
on Friday as part of PETA's campaign to promote a vegan Thanksgiving. The
group, which hopes to reach people's hearts through their stomachs, is urging
consumers to stay true to the holiday spirit this Thanksgiving by eating
When: Friday, October 5, 12 noon
Where: Northeast corner of Douglas and Fort streets, Victoria
300 million turkeys are killed in Canada and the U.S. every year—40 million for
Thanksgiving dinners alone. In nature, turkeys are known to be protective and
loving parents as well as fast runners who are able to use reason to outwit
their pursuers. But most turkeys slated to be killed for food are crammed into
windowless warehouses, where disease, smothering, and heart attacks are common.
Turkeys are drugged and bred to grow so large so quickly that their legs are
often unable to withstand the birds' weight. Countless birds slowly starve to
death within inches of food after they become crippled and are unable to move.
is murder on turkeys," says PETA's Emily Lavender. "With fabulous
faux fowl, you can celebrate without being cruel to animals."
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Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.