Written by PETA
The young royals are a delight to behold - such good ambassadors for the
United Kingdom with their gleaming white smiles, perfect posture and impeccably
tailored clothes. But, like a horror film in which the beguiling love interest
strips off his mask to reveal an alien monster's face beneath, the young royal's
beauty is apparently only skin deep, and more's the pity.
It has come out, despite the Palace's "no comment", that William and Harry
have been busy indulging in their usual sadistic pastime: killing animals for the sheer fun of it.
Fresh from blowing birds out of the sky at Sandringham at Christmas, the
young Princes spent last weekend on a 'secret' killing spree in Spain. It was
not their first visit. At a New Year's getaway in 2005, they and their party
apparently slaughtered 740 partridges in a single day as well as numerous other
animals, including wild boar and deer at the Finca La Garganta estate.
Click here to read the full article at the Huffington Post
Written by Ingrid E. Newkirk
Animals have some fantastic friends across the pond. Some are famous for their great wit, while others are known for their head-turning, cruelty-free style.
And then there are the rabble-rousers at PETA U.K., who are relentless in their efforts to speak up for all animals who need a voice. They've just unveiled a new blog, Animal Writes. It covers all things animal rights, from the wonderful (such as PETA U.K.'s new anti-bearskin ad) to the worrisome (such as the sad case of Drizzle, a pony who dropped dead from a heart attack moments after being used by Prince Harry in a recent polo match).
I'll admit that if I hadn't read Animal Writes, I might not have understood how horribly ponies suffer in polo matches. Abuses are so routine that one guest at the polo match said blandly, "It was very lucky that Harry rode her off because we were spared the gruesome spectacle of watching the pony die."
I for one intend to stay in the know on issues and efforts in the U.K. by subscribing to Animal Writes' RSS feed. Will you?
Written by Karin Bennett
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