Meat Equals Slavery

Published by PETA.

In the way that slavery, once a broad social norm, later became an unthinkable crime, we can expect to see a similar shift once meat-eating disappears from our planet. Perhaps, some day, the very idea of eating animal flesh will seem as remote as the idea of owning humans does now. —Jim Motavalli,

Seems like the folks at—as well as many others—are starting to realize that the meat industry isn’t just bad for the environment and our health, it’s an industry based on exploitation and cruelty.

Maybe … just maybe … they got the idea for their article from our Animal Liberation Project display in Washington, D.C., or our recent setup in New York City’s Battery Park.


Animal Liberation Project


Animal Liberation Project


Animal Liberation Project


Written by Shawna Flavell

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