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Freeway and Newspaper Appeals Champion Whistleblowers Who Uncovered Merciless Farm

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July 22, 2022

Nicole Meyer 202-483-7382

Abbotsford, B.C. – PETA believes manufacturing facility farmers, not those that present the world what’s occurring inside their wretched services, ought to be in court docket, but that’s not the case on the subject of two activists who face sentencing after prosecution for live-streaming the volleyball-size hernias and sickness afflicting pigs on Excelsior Hog Farm, so PETA is launching native, can’t-be-missed appeals urging everybody to vote with their meals finances by leaving animals off their plates.

That includes a picture of a mom pig the activists discovered crammed inside a steel crate, an pressing message in tomorrow’s version of the Vancouver Solar will slam legislation enforcement for prosecuting the whistleblowers relatively than the animal abusers. And on Freeway 91, PETA has simply positioned a sky-high vegan plea that features a picture of a piglet cradled in somebody’s arms—not in a grimy pen or left to rot, because the native activists discovered was the case for animals on the farm.

“These fantastic folks risked their very own freedom to indicate shoppers piles of lifeless pigs, blood and filth in every single place, and piglets unable to succeed in their moms,” says PETA President Ingrid Newkirk. “PETA is looking on everybody to reject cruelty to animals by merely selecting wholesome vegan meals.”

Sows at Excelsior Hog Farm—which is owned partly by Ray Binnendyk, a member of the board of administrators of the BC Pork Producers Affiliation—have been compelled to present delivery in farrowing crates hardly larger than their our bodies, and so they might nurse however not in any other case are inclined to their infants for the primary weeks of their lives, inflicting many to die unattended. Sentencing for the activists who documented this abuse is scheduled for August 26.

On different farms, animals fare no higher: Pigs’ tails are chopped off, their tooth are minimize with pliers, and males are castrated—all usually with out ache aid. On the slaughterhouse, they’re hung the wrong way up and bled to loss of life. Every one who goes vegan saves the lives of practically 200 animals yearly.

PETA’s billboard is situated alongside the Alex Fraser Bridge on Freeway 91, simply south of the interchange with Freeway 17.

PETA—whose motto reads, partly, that “animals are usually not ours to eat”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra info on PETA’s investigative newsgathering and reporting, please go to or observe the group on Twitter, Fb, or Instagram.



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