PETA Offers to Help Jump-Start Bankrupt Motor City

Published by PETA.

On July 18, Detroit became the largest U.S. city ever to file for bankruptcy. Since PETA has many Motown members and friends, the organization has sent a letter to Mayor Dave Bing with the following revenue-raising ideas to help rev up the city’s recovery:

PETA’s pitch may amount to only a drop in the bucket, but if enough businesses chip in, those buckets could bail out the whole city, which would be a win-win for animals.

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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