Why Are These People Crying?

When people in Miami came face-to-face with the startling reality of where their food comes from, they were horrified. The violent cruelty that animals in the meat, egg, and dairy industries are subjected to is heartbreaking.

So why, exactly, are they crying?

Because she just saw a worker smash a young piglet on the ground.

People Crying 1© Serg Alexander/Eyeworks Production

Because he just saw a cow get hit over the head with a hammer.

People Crying 2© Serg Alexander/Eyeworks Production

Because they just saw chickens with broken wings and legs struggling to walk.

People Crying 3© Serg Alexander/Eyeworks Production

Because they just saw a man shove his arm into a cow in order to artificially inseminate her.

People Crying 4© Serg Alexander/Eyeworks Production

Because they just saw pigs being beaten with a crowbar.

People Crying 5© Serg Alexander/Eyeworks Production

Because his father didn’t want him to see a chicken’s neck being stepped on.

People Crying 6© Serg Alexander/Eyeworks Production

Because he just saw a dying cow writhing in blood on the kill floor.

People Crying 7© Serg Alexander/Eyeworks Production

Because they just saw pigs trapped in small gestations crates, unable to move or even turn around.

People Crying 8© Serg Alexander/Eyeworks Production

Because she just saw a cow’s horn buds being burned off.

People Crying 9© Serg Alexander/Eyeworks Production

Because they just saw a pig being hung upside down and having her throat slit.

People Crying 10© Serg Alexander/Eyeworks Production

Because they just saw the body of a cow who died during transport after being crammed into a truck without food or water for days.

People Crying 11© Serg Alexander/Eyeworks Production

Because she just saw dozens of male chicks being thrown into a grinder.

People Crying 12© Serg Alexander/Eyeworks Production

To see for yourself what really happens in the cruel meat, egg, and dairy industries, watch this:

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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