United Airlines Cuts ”Texas Ranch House” From In-Flight Entertainment Selections

October 2009

After receiving complaints from United Airlines passengers that the airline was showing “Texas Ranch House” as an in-flight entertainment option, PETA wrote United to ask it to replace the series with a humane option. The selection showed Wild West re-enactors branding cows with hot irons and cutting off their tails without the use of any anesthetic. United Airlines representatives responded to PETA’s letter and said that they have decided that the airline will no longer offer this series as an in-flight entertainment option.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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