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October 7, 2022
Robin Goist 202-483-7382
Washington – Because the U.S. Supreme Court docket considers the meat foyer’s case towards California’s ban on promoting meat from pork producers that don’t meet Proposition 12’s meager enhancements in manufacturing facility farm situations, PETA supporters carrying pig masks will lie down inside taped outlines representing the dimensions of the crates through which mom pigs are confined for many of their lives. Because the meat trade resists Prop 12’s requirement that pigs who, below present trade requirements, can’t flip round or ever take two steps be given a small consideration of more room, PETA’s show will encourage the courtroom to reject the trade’s greed. The demonstration may also attraction to all People to take private accountability by selecting to not eat pigs, thereby rejecting intensive confinement fully and never supporting their terrifying journeys to the slaughterhouse and painful deaths.
When: Tuesday, October 11, 9:30am
The place: U.S. Supreme Court docket, 1 First St. N.E. (close to the intersection with E. Capitol Road), Washington
“The meat trade is so grasping that it’s combating California’s Prop 12 with all its may, making an attempt to disclaim pigs an absurdly small quantity of aid,” says PETA Govt Vice President Tracy Reiman. “We hope the Supreme Court docket justices won’t rule towards the pigs, however each human has the facility to cease such cruelty by selecting vegan meals, which is the one true approach to stop animals exploited for meals from struggling.”
PETA notes that President Joe Biden has sided with the meat foyer—particularly, the pork trade primarily based in Iowa, a key electoral state—in opposing the voter-supported Prop 12, a transfer that’s incurring criticism from Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and different members of Biden’s personal social gathering.
PETA—whose motto reads, partly, that “animals usually are not ours to eat”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview.