PETA plans Thanksgiving billboard in Reno: Would you eat your dog?

There are 1 comment on the Nov 8, 2012, Reno Gazette-Journal story titled PETA plans Thanksgiving billboard in Reno: Would you eat your dog?. In it, Reno Gazette-Journal reports that:

How would children feel if Fido and Fluffy were stuffed and roasted for Thanksgiving? That's what PETA is asking this holiday season with a billboard that shows an animal who's a cross between a dog and a turkey.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Reno Gazette-Journal.

Anonymous

Malawi

#1 Nov 10, 2012
PETA is just a few steps away from trying to ban chicken with this new campaign. The human body requires protein. It is a basic food group whose best source is meat, foul meat, fish etc. These cannot be replaced with tofu, legumes and vegetables over prolonged periods. A diet has to be balanced.
Do they want children to develop protein and iron deficiencies? Do the people who are encouraging young children to 'go vegan' realize that not everybody is fit to follow a vegan diet. That everyone needs to consult their doctor before embarking on a new diet?
PETA advocates against cruelty to animals. If turkey, chicken, beef, fish etc are produced in a humane way why should we not be able to eat them? Why is it a natural human inclination to ingest meat if we're not supposed to?
Simple, it's what some, some! animals are here for -- to sustain the human race. You can't compare a turkey to a dog, trying to gross people out of eating turkey.
What they need to be doing is speaking out against battery-farms and cruel treatment of turkeys, ensuring that food is produced safely and ethically. These people need to come to terms with the reality that human beings have always coexisted symbiotically with other animals. We used horses for transport, ox for ploughing, donkeys, cows for milk, dogs and cats as pets, chicken for eggs and food! etc etc. Don't elevate turkeys to the status of humans and tell us to stop eating them. That's not animalism, its fact. Sometimes PETA embarrasses itself.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Washoe Valley Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Reno Nevada Police Please Read This Apr 20 Truth Toad 4
Is senator Greg Brower a republican? Apr 18 Harry 1
Alyx Sacks Apr 16 Local 10
News Design/build methods approved for USA Parkway Apr 14 Shawn 4
News Community rallies around injured skier, husband... Apr 13 klipkin 1
Gay Meetup Apr 12 Local 4
Gay Nortenos Apr 12 Local 4
More from around the web

Washoe Valley People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]