PETA statement re: Michael Vick signs with the New York Jets

For Immediate Release:
March 22, 2014

PETA 202-483-7382

Washington, DC – Michael Vick can’t make a football cower and shake, and he can’t drown, electrocute, hang, or shoot it—so that’s the good news. But no decent human being would be able to hold his or her head up in public after doing all that to “man’s best friend.”

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