Church Spares Chickens From Demeaning Spectacle

July 2005

PETA confirmed that the St. Malachy Catholic Church in Brownsville, Indiana, permanently eliminated “chicken poop bingo game” from its annual Country Fare. This tawdry display involves betting on where a chicken will defecate on a bingo grid.

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind