For Immediate Release:
December 2, 2021
Nicole Meyer 202-483-7382
Davis, Calif. – Just a day after classes end for the quarter at the University of California–Davis, students will gather near campus to school passersby about fighting speciesism, the archaic idea that other animals are inferior to humans. The action—in which students will wear animal masks and play footage from farms, slaughterhouses, and laboratories—is from Students Opposing Speciesism (SOS), a PETA-backed, youth-led movement for animal liberation.
When: Saturday, December 4, 12 noon
Where: At the intersection of B and Third streets, Davis
“Just as we know not to discriminate along gender or racial lines, we should also respect those with fins, fur, or feathers,” says PETA SOS organizer Kara Long. “Together, we’re standing up for the vulnerable and fighting ugly oppression in all its forms.”
SOS shares PETA’s motto: “Animals are not ours to experiment on, eat, wear, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way.”