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Wearing Wings—and Little
Else—Activists Will Hit Jackson Square With PETA Plea
For Immediate Release:December 10, 2012
Contact:Shakira Croce 202-483-7382
Hamilton, ON -- Wearing nothing but lacy white lingerie, wings, and halos, two PETA
"angels" will hold signs that read, "Be an Angel: Don't Wear
Animals," at Jackson Square on Tuesday to encourage Hamilton shoppers to
leave fur, leather, wool, down, and exotic skins off their shopping lists. The
PETA angels hope to turn shoppers on to the fact that animals used for their
skins are electrocuted, poisoned, gassed, or mutilated or have their necks
broken or—in the case of snakes—have a hose rammed into their mouths and water
pumped into them so that workers can more easily cut off the animals' tightened
skin while they are still alive.
When: Tuesday, December 11, 12 noon
Where: Jackson Square, at the northwest corner of James Street S. and King Street E., Hamilton
"The fashion industry is hell for the animals who are killed for their
skin," says PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman. "With all the luxurious, cruelty-free fabrics on the
market today, it's easy to get a heavenly look without sending anyone
to the pearly gates."
As Tim Gunn says in PETA's video
exposé, you can "make it work" without using real fur,
leather, or other animal-derived textiles, and many designers and retailers are
doing just that. Top clothing designers—including Calvin Klein, Ralph
Lauren, Suzy Shier, and Stella McCartney—refuse to use fur in
their creations. And many companies—including H&M, Nike and
Cole Haan, and Overstock.com—have banned the sale of exotic
For more information,
please visit PETA.org.
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