Written by PETA
[PETA's parody of Lowe's logo] is entirely consistent with the Lanham Act and no reasonable consumer could confuse any of these items as originating from or belonging to Lowe's. We do not believe that LF seriously contends than an appreciable number of consumers who see an image of a bloodied dead mouse slouching across the top of a slogan that reads "Lowe'st of the Low: Torture for Sale" would be confused into thinking that Lowe's is the source of the publication. If Lowe's is truly concerned about its goodwill, we recommend that it end its sale of cruel glue traps.
We have an urgent action alert up on our site right now, asking department store chain Lowe’s to pull the glue traps from its shelves ASAP. The deal with glue traps (as a lot of people find out the hard way when they use them) is that they’re exactly as crude as they sound. Animals trapped by glue boards generally die of starvation, dehydration, self-mutilation, or shock after they’ve finally exhausted themselves struggling to get free. The whole process, as you might imagine, is just supremely unpleasant, and not the sort of thing that any self-respecting home improvement warehouse should be endorsing.
You can make that point to Lowe’s through the handy little web form on this page.
Deflocked, baby. Deflocked.
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