Saturday, July 4, 2009

PETA condemns Obama for murdering innocent fly: But Doesn't PETA Kill ANimals

PETA's Dirty Secret

Hypocrisy is the mother of all credibility problems, and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has it in spades. While loudly complaining about the "unethical" treatment of animals by restaurant owners, grocers, farmers, scientists, anglers, and countless other Americans, the group has its own dirty little secret.

PETA kills animals. By the thousands.

From July 1998 through December 2008, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) killed over 21,000 dogs, cats, and other "companion animals." That's more than five defenseless creatures every day. PETA has a walk-in freezer to store the dead bodies, and contracts with a Virginia Beach company to cremate them.

Not counting the pets PETA spayed and neutered, the group put to death over 90 percent of the animals it took in during the last five years. And its angel-of-death pattern shows no sign of changing.

Year Received Adopted Killed Transferred % Killed % Adopted
2008 2,216 7 2,124 34 95.8 0.32
2007 1,997 17 1,815 35 90.9 0.85
2006 3,061 12 2,981 46 97.4 0.39
2005 2,165 146 1,946 69 89.9 6.74
2004 2,655 361 2,278 1 85.8 13.60
2003 2,224 312 1,911 1 85.9 14.03
2002 2,680 382 2,298 2 85.7 14.25
2001 2,685 703 1,944 14 72.4 26.18
2000 2,681 624 2,029 28 75.7 23.27
1999 1,805 386 1,328 91 73.6 21.39
*1998 943 133 685 125 72.6 14.10
Total 25,112 3,083 21,339 446 85.0 12.28

* figures represent the second half of 1998 only
† other than spay/neuter animals
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On its 2002 federal income-tax return, PETA claimed a $9,370 write-off for a giant walk-in freezer, the kind most people use as a meat locker or for ice-cream storage. But animal-rights activists don't eat meat or dairy foods. And during a 2007 criminal trial, a PETA manager (testifying under oath) confirmed the obvious -- that the group uses the appliance to store the bodies of its victims.

In 2000, when the Associated Press first noted PETA's Kervorkian-esque tendencies, PETA president Ingrid Newkirk complained that actually taking care of animals costs more than killing them. "We could become a no-kill shelter immediately," she admitted.

PETA kills animals. Because it has other financial priorities.

PETA rakes in nearly $30 million each year in income, much of it raised from pet owners who think their donations actually help animals. Instead, the group spends huge sums on programs equating people who eat chicken with Nazis, scaring young children away from drinking milk, recruiting children into the radical animal-rights lifestyle, and intimidating businessmen and their families in their own neighborhoods. PETA has also spent tens of thousands of dollars defending arsonists and other violent extremists.

PETA claims it engages in outrageous media-seeking stunts "for the animals." But which animals? Carping about the value of future two-piece dinners while administering lethal injections to puppies and kittens isn't ethical. It's hypocritical -- with a death toll that PETA would protest if it weren't their own doing.

PETA kills animals. And its leaders dare lecture the rest of us?

Source: Peta Kills Animals

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  1. Interesting.. the whole fly thing is crazy, flies are important but killing a few here and there will do nothing to the species as a whole, they should be thinking of ways of reducing flies and mosquitoes, and trying to stop chemical spraying which wipes out large number of insects.. I'm quite sure everyone has killed a fly and whats next were going to have to stop killing germs, bacteria because they are living to?

  2. I noticed you have a quote by Sabina G, but she talks about a Democracy. Which country is she referring to? The US is a Republic and thank God is no where near a Democracy or mob rule. Just curious why you quoted someone on another form of government then our own, how does it apply?

  3. She is Italian. She was being charged with defaming the Pope for a Joke she told. She is a comedian. It is a great quote, that is why we have it. Both our countries are signatories to the Universal Declartion of Human Rights which states, "Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers." - Article 19

  4. Kinda dumb blog here. First, I see figures and data from 1998 and 2002?????? WTF, It is 2009 now. Then....if 2500 animals are brought in and killed because only 7 animals are adopted......then why do those wining not adopt these 2493 NON-adopted animals? Or do "they" have better solutions or plans ...Well?.....Please help me out here....

  5. The article is about hypocrisy. Data is given for the last 11 years, there is no data yet for 2009, because as you have said, "It is 2009 now." And to answer your question about why those whiners don't just adopt the animals, as we said above, the article is about hypocrisy.