Lowe’s Annual Meeting Gets Sticky

Published by PETA.

Our campaign to convince Lowe’s to stop selling glue traps is stuck in high gear. Recently, a woman dressed as a mouse stuck on a glue trap stopped traffic in Yakima, Washington.

Then PETA member Stewart David requested that state officials in North Carolina investigate Lowe’s bogus claim that its glue traps somehow “anesthetize” captured animals.

And in Charlotte, North Carolina, Lowe’s shareholders gasped at the sight of our “dying mice,” who were struggling to escape a giant glue trap beside a sign reading, “Lowe’s: Stop Torturing Animals!

 

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Maybe pressure from shareholders will convince Lowe’s to finally join Rite Aid, Safeway, CVS, and other big names that have taken the torture devices off their store shelves.

Written by Karin Bennett

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