PETA Shelter was a 'Slaughterhouse'
With PETA making a lot of noise for our duck hunters over the past few weeks, it is only fair to air PETA's dirty laundry. PETA like to fly the moral flag over basically anything they desire. They are a publicity group looking for unsuspecting and illinformed donation dollars.
Peta Kills Animals have made a point of bringing punters the actual statsticts that surround the animal shelters that PETA run. The group quote an alarming 97.3% of animals that are accepted by the shleter are euthanised.
The week Fox reporter Elizabeth Llorente reported a national consumer non-profit group is assailing People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, for killing more than 1,000 dogs and cats last year at its headquarters in Norfolk, Va.
In a press release, the Center for Consumer Freedom calls PETA’s shelter at its Virginia location a “slaughterhouse” where it “has once again massacred scores of potentially adoptable pets.”
Will Coggin, director of research for the Center for Consumer Freedom, told Fox News that his organization wants the public to know that PETA is two-faced when it presents itself as a defender of animals.
“PETA’s disregard for the lives of animals is disgraceful,” Coggin said.
He said the animal-rights group routinely kills over a thousand pets each year.
“It would be better if PETA never even touched the animals, that way they might actually have a chance at life,” he said. “PETA holds itself out as a savior, but it is really just a Grim Reaper.”
PETA euthanized 1,411 cats and dogs last year, according to the consumer group, which said that while Virginia shelters killed an average of 16.9 percent of the animals in their care, PETA killed nearly 72 percent.
Virginia lawmakers were concerned about PETA’s extraordinarily high rate of euthanasia and even set out to redefine the term animal shelter to refer to a place whose primary mission is to find a permanent home for pets.
“It’s sanctimonious to say they are lovers of animals,” Virginia State Sen. William M. Stanley Jr. said to Religious New Service in 2015. “It’s a way station of death, and it’s a shame.”
In response to a request for comment, PETA sent Fox News an email saying that the euthanasia should be in context of the vast ways the organization helps animals.
It did not deny killing more than 1,400, noting that “PETA operates a rescue team—which is on call 24/7 to offer relief to abused and suffering animals—as well as a single ‘shelter of last resort’ that takes in mostly aggressive, sick, elderly, injured, feral, and otherwise unadoptable animals, many of whom have been turned away by shelters with limited-admission policies.”