Coral Springs Charter School Drops ”Kiss the Pig” Contest!

April 2007

When PETA learned that Coral Springs Charter School in Coral Springs, Florida, was planning a “Kiss the Pig” contest, we immediately contacted the school and requested that it replace the event with a humane alternative. Not long afterward, we received word from students that the live pig had been replaced with a teacher dressed up as a pig!

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