Got an interesting email into our newsroom. Most of these we scan over and look for something local to connect with. New documents reveal that PETA kills nearly all of the animals it takes in. I included the webistes and a direct link to the documents at the bottom of this post. Extremely interesting to those who care about animals. I don’t neccessarily agree with their tactics, but this makes me sick. What do you think?
PETA Killed 97 Percent of Adoptable Pets in its Care During 2009
Hypocritical Animal Rights Group’s 2009 Disclosures Bring Pet Death Toll To 23,640
Washington, DC — Today the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) published documents online showing that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) killed 97 percent of the adoptable pets in its care during 2009. Despite years of public outrage over its euthanasia program, the notorious animal rights group has actually increased the number of adoptable animals it kills at its Norfolk, VA headquarters, to an average of 44 pets every week.
According to public records from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, PETA killed 2,301 cats and dogs last year while only placing eight in adoptive homes. That means PETA found a home for only 1 out of every 300 animals at its headquarters. Since 1998, a total of 23,640 pets have died at the hands of PETA workers.
“PETA hasn’t slowed down its hypocritical killing machine one bit, but it keeps browbeating the rest of society with a phony ‘animal rights’ message,” said David Martosko, CCF’s Director of Research. “PETA is more concerned about funding its advertising and media antics than finding