Posts tagged ‘Animal rights’

July 29, 2011

Morrissey likens Norway attacks to McDonald’s and KFC

by Accidental Bear

Oh Morrissey, that’s not very nice or sensitive. Stick to singing sad songs. Hell, you can just do remakes of your songs already made and I would be happy. We still havn’t forgotten that you called the Chinese people a “sub-species” over their treatment of animals and attitude toward animal welfare. AB

Glastonbury Festival, Somerset, Britain - 24 Jun 2011

(via www.guardian.co.uk)

The former Smiths front man Morrissey has provoked a storm of protest following comments in which the singer allegedly compared the Norwegian massacre in which 76 people died to the slaughter of animals for fast-food restaurant chains.

The 52-year-old vegetarian and animal rights activist allegedly made the remarks during a concert on Sunday in the Polish capital, Warsaw, where he is in the middle of a summer tour.

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June 29, 2011

The Dog Eating Festival Cancelled, No Joke

by Accidental Bear

A collection of word sto share my feeling about these dog eaters fury, anger, rage, disapproval, wrath, offense, insult, injustice, disgrace, act of violence/wickedness, crime, wrong, barbarism, inhumane act. At what point do stop caring about another ones culture and fight for what YOU feel is best? AB

SEOUL — A South Korean dog meat festival has been cancelled following growls of protest from animal rights activists, one of the would-be organisers said Tuesday.

The Korea Dog Farmers’ Association had scheduled for Friday a festival aimed at promoting traditional dog meat consumption, said Ann Yong-Geun, an adviser to the association.

“We couldn’t possibly go on with the plan due to endless phone calls of complaint… now there are few willing to rent us a place for the event,” Ann, a professor of nutrition at Chung Cheong University, told AFP.

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January 10, 2011

Piggy banks made from real piglets spark outrage

by Accidental Bear

A Big WTF?

Ah, the venerable piggy bank, home to the hopes and dreams of children everywhere. But in a sick twist on an old classic, one Canadian-based business is offering piggy banks made from real piglets.
“Designed for anyone who has far too much money and loose change, this is the piggy bank of all piggy banks,”says the site TheCheeky.com. The banks, which take 12 months to create, cost $4,000.
Needless to say, animal rights advocates are incensed at the idea — especially when Vancouver Magazine included the concept in its recent Holiday Gift Guide.

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