Hundreds of Fur Haters March in ‘City of Love’

Published by PETA.

Mais oui! The rain didn’t keep members of PETA France—or nearly five hundred other demonstrators—away from a massive anti-fur march in Paris on Saturday.


Think these “grim reapers” are scary? Try watching PETA’s fur exposés without covering your eyes. Betcha can’t.
Grim Reapers


Onlookers learned the stomach-turning truth about fur—that regardless of whether it involves the bloody head-bashing of baby seals in Canada or the skinning of live animals on Chinese fur farms, fur always represents horrible suffering for animals.

As a result of the march, the French television news service M6 even ran a feature against the fur trade. It also polled visitors to its Web site: So far, out of 16,000 respondents, 81 percent favor an end to the fur trade.

So tell us, what’s your opinion on fur?

Written by Karin Bennett

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