Skip to comments.PETA Seeks Memorials to Cows Killed on Ill. Roads
Posted on 12/30/2011 5:53:21 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie
Chicago - An animal rights group wants Illinois to install highway signs in memory of cattle that died when trucks hauling them flipped in two separate wrecks.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants to buy the markers, one in suburban Chicago and one northwest of Peoria. PETA's request to the Illinois Department of Transportation says the signs would pay tribute to the more than 20 head of cattle killed as a result of negligent driving in Illinois this year.
Ashley Byrne of PETA says the effort is part of a national campaign to call attention to how cattle suffer in the meat industry.
IDOT spokesman Josh Kauffman says the request likely will be denied. Rules require that only relatives who lost loved ones in highway crashes may request roadside memorials.
Might I suggest a theme with...golden arches?
How about something in the shape of an A-1 Sauce bottle?
It was an act of Gaia, get over it bedwetters.
I have no objection as long as we can also put up signs in memory of all the babies killed (aborted) in the state of Illinois.
Put up crosses and let the left fight it out with each other.
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I eat meat, but I understand a lot of domesticated animals suffer needlessly at the hands of the meat industry. I applaud anyone who tries to see that animals aren’t abused.
Here’s to the bull that roams the wood:
He does the cows and heifers good;
If it were not for his long, long rod,
We’d not have any beef, by God!
A truck carrying hogs flipped on an interstate here in Kentucky a few years back. About 250 of the 400 porkers died in the crash.
Have you ever tried to discuss human ways to slaughter cows, pigs, chickens and baby seals with a PETA member?
They want to kill them with old age. The meat is tough by then.
For once I agree with Peta. All they need to do is plant a Peta member at each sight, and I’ll sign on.
PETA = People Eating Tasty Animals
If we’re go have memorials for anything in IL, it should be for the death of common sense amongst our elected leaders.
A monument could be created in the form of what comes out of the other end of the cow.
Mass production cow tipping?
Wholesale cow tipping?
How about full auto cow tipping?
Navy Patriot seeks memorials to humans killed by mosquitoes worldwide, and demands PETA be taxed to fund the construction and maintenance of those memorials.
They don’t want golden arches, they want a golden calf.
X marks the spot where Bessie died.
We cooked her meat and tanned her hide.
We’ll remember her at every meal.
A young cow who is now veal.
Those roadside memorials are usually crosses made of PVC pipe. Perhaps something like that would work, but sculpted into more of a "t-bone" shape.
According to the Warner Bros cartoons, when a cow is struck by a car it flies up in the air and falls to earth as prepackaged meat and sausages.
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