Ohio Leisure Club Cancels Cruel Event

August 2014

A concerned complainant reported that an Ohio leisure club held an annual event in which 1,000 goldfish were poured into a chlorinated pool and children would jump in and attempt to capture them. We sent the organizers a letter of protest this cruelty, and we have confirmed that they made the compassionate decision to end this practice!

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

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