Student Government Association at University of North Carolina–Pembroke Stops Giving Live Fish Away as Prizes!

April 2012

PETA contacted the University of North Carolina–Pembroke after learning that the Student Government Association’s (SGA) carnival was giving live fish away as prizes and that one fish was reportedly swallowed while still alive. In response, the SGA is compassionately drafting a policy that will ban the use of any live animals as prizes (on or off campus).

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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