Has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Really rolls off the tongue. I think it has something to do with alliteration. Anyway, apparently Mayor Sean Ford, who rules over the Denver suburb of Commerce City with a firm but benevolent hand, has pooh-poohed his citizens’ attempt to expand the symbolic reach of their eager little town by changing its name to something with a little bit more punch. Well, since we here at PETA are always inspired by stories of communities working together to make their little corner of the world a better place—and, to be totally straight with you here, because we’re deadly serious about letting as many people as possible know exactly what KFC does to the hundreds of millions of chickens it kills every year—we’ve taken up their cause and put together a little petition to ask Mayor Ford to change his mind and change his city’s name … to KentuckyFriedCruelty.com, Colorado. It really does have a certain je ne sais quoi, doesn’t it? You can read our letter to the mayor here and sign the petition here.
“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