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January 18, 2024
Brittney Williams 202-483-7382
Eugene, Ore. – Vacationers heading to baggage declare at Eugene Airport simply would possibly rethink any wool scarves and sweaters they’ve packed after they see PETA’s pro-sheep messaging blitz reminding everybody arriving in Oregon—a prime 10 state when it comes to sheep inhabitants—to select one thing aside from the stolen coats of sheep, who’re bred to overproduce wool and who’re routinely overwhelmed, mutilated, and killed within the wool trade. (PETA has the video footage to show it.)
“Each sheep is somebody, not one thing for the taking, and these mild, considering, feeling people don’t need to be pinned down and sliced to ribbons for fleeting fashions,” says PETA President Ingrid Newkirk. “PETA encourages everybody to remain heat with cozy vegan materials and hold something taken from animals off their buying lists.”
PETA entity investigations have uncovered cruelty to sheep at over 100 wool operations worldwide—even on “accountable” farms, the place shearers have been seen punching, stomping, kicking, and throwing round sheep. Shearers are sometimes paid by quantity, incentivizing them to work recklessly, and sheep are sometimes left bloodied and in ache in consequence. The gaping wounds attributable to careless shearers are then crudely stitched up—with out painkillers. Happily, most prime retailers provide clothes product of pure eco- and animal-friendly vegan materials, together with natural cotton, linen, Tencel, and modal.
PETA’s advertisements are positioned at baggage declare within the Eugene Airport Terminal Constructing, 28801 Douglas Dr.
PETA—whose motto reads, partly, that “animals usually are not ours to put on or abuse in every other approach”—factors out that Each Animal Is Somebody and affords free Empathy Kits for individuals who want a lesson in kindness. For extra info, please go to PETA.org or observe the group on X (previously Twitter), Fb, or Instagram.