PETA to Meat-Eaters: Stop Smuggling Drugs!

Published by PETA.

After dealing with the pot smugglers who hid almost a ton of marijuana in a banana delivery near the U.S.-Mexico border last month, David Aguilar—the commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection—could probably use a boost. So we’ve got a proposal that’s sure to make him smile: Help get rid of another addiction epidemic by hanging our “Say No to Pot (Roast)” signs on the border.

 

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Knowing that meat consumption is linked to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, strokes, and many types of cancer, you’d have to be on drugs to willingly eat carcasses. And that makes sense because meat-eaters are on drugs. Animal products are loaded with antibiotics, dioxins, and hormones that have all been linked to myriad health complications. The green godsend that we can’t get enough of? Vegan cooking.

Written by Logan Scherer

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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