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PETA: By The Numbers

PETA People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is a non-profit animal rights group that uses sensationalism to get attention. PETA claims to want to liberate all animals from testing, food production and even homes where they are kept as pets so they can live free lives. 1. There are 2 MILLION members of PETA in the WORLD. 2 MILLION 2. In 2009, PETA impounded 2,366 ANIMALS. 2,301 WERE KILLED. 8 WERE ADOPTED. ...That's a 97% KILL rate. 3. But, not anywhere close to 2006's numbers: 1960 cats impounded. 1030 dogs impounded. 988 killed. 1942 killed. 99% Kill Rate 96% Kill Rate 4. From 2000-2009, PETA KILLED 21,537 ANIMALS. Over 5 per DAY OVER 2.000 A YEAR These don't include the animals who were KILLED UPON PICK-UP, before reaching a PETA pound. 5. PETA KILLS any animal it deems "UN-ADOPTABLE." They have no specified criteria for this designation. 6. PETA's annual budget is $33 MILLION. Less than 1% is spent on actually HELPING ANIMALS. Majority is spent on AD CAMPAIGNS, including very expensive, but rejected SUPERBOWL ADS. They have donated S70,600 to RODNEY CORONADO, convicted ARSONIST. and thousands of more dollars to CONVICTED BOMBERS, THIEVES and WHALE BOAT ATTACKERS. 7. PETA has protested: WARCRAFT NATIONAL Ă„NCER BEEF NASA KFC USA SeaWorld The Beef Industry National Cancer Institue Groundhog Day KFC Sea World World of Warcraft P. Diddy NASA 8. They have long-standing ties to: earth liberation front elf The FBI classifies these two as "SERIOUS DOMESTIC TERRORIST THREATS. Protecting the environment since 1996 ANIMAL LIBERATION FRONT and the EARTH LIBERATION FRONT 9. PETA spokespeople are often HYPOCRITICAL: JENNA JAMESON has KIMORA LEE uses FUR PAM ANDERSON drives been photographed clothing in her fashion line. cars with LEATHER interiors. wearing LEATHER. 10. PETA founder INGRID NEWKIRK admitted to KILLING THOUSANDS of animals at shelters to prevent them from being abused. SHE KILLED DOZENS A DAY IN THE 1970'S. She was also STERILIZED at age 22 because she OPPOSES GIVING BIRTH. SOURCE http://epw.senate gov/109th/Exhibit_11.pdf

PETA: By The Numbers

shared by kcatoto on Mar 23
PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has a more extreme agenda than most casual observers probably realize. Their goal is for no human use of animals of any kind: not for food, not for c...


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