PETA: they love animals, but hate humansOh no, here we go again - the animal loving People For The Ethical Treament Of Animals (PETA), the famous liberators of chickens and all things furry, the people who gave us the "Holocaust on Your Plate" campaign; have taken their nauseating political propaganda to new condescending heights. Except this time, PETA have gone too far, they have accused parents who feed their children meat of being nothing but child abusers.
I'd like to know how PETA gets off trying to equate loving parents with being akin to kiddie-fiddlers. It's an insult, and it's enough to turn someone like me into an animal hater. PETA tries to defend their highly dubious position by arguing that they are speaking on behalf of children - according to PETA, children;
"are inherently compassionate and interested in animals. They would be appalled to learn that each year in the United Kingdom, more than 900 million mammals and birds – and countless fish – are killed for food."
Oh really? Well, it soon doesn't take children too long to realise that premature death comes as a part of the territory of being a chicken, a pig or a fish. The truth is, PETA are indulging in the worse kind of animal-obsessed self-flagellation, they are actively putting the welfare of animals above the welfare of children, and above the needs of families for affordable meat.
PETA claims that chickens "are probably the most abused animals on the planet", well... I think they are certainly wrong about that one, that title should go to the men and women who have to wring chickens necks for a living.