PETA Aims to Get Hookers to Change Their Ways

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

At a hooker convention in Little Rock, Arkansas, PETA tried to help the hookers see the error of their ways. And by “hooker convention,” we mean the American Fisheries Society meeting, where we fished for compassion by giving people information as they walked in about how being hooked hurts.

While some conference attendees were still in denial about how fish feel pain, many were receptive to our message that anyone who doesn’t want to be cruel to animals and who cares about the ocean ecosystem should remember what we learned from Bruce in Finding Nemo: “Fish are friends, not food.”

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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