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PETA Compares MLK Legacy to Animal Abuse
Townhall.com ^ | January 20, 2014 | Christine Rousselle

Posted on 01/20/2014 2:33:06 PM PST by Kaslin

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is no stranger to controversy. Past tactics by the group include nearly nude billboards to protest fur, campaigns comparing farming practices to the Holocaust, and demanding that fish be referred to as "sea kittens."

Now, PETA has once again stirred the pot, tweeting today about honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. and "the plight of animals who are tortured, abused & neglected."

PETA also released a webpage superimposing King's quotes over pictures of animals.

This is basically par for the course for an organization that euthanizes nearly 90 percent of animals in its care while simultaneously purporting to care for their welfare. This is trivializing his record. King had much larger problems to deal with than sad chickens and elephants in the circus—he was fighting for basic human rights for all.

For what it's worth, here's a picture of King eating some sort of meat dish with his family after learning he won the Nobel Peace Prize. I'm guessing PETA wouldn't be too thrilled with this.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: animalsaretasty; peta

1 posted on 01/20/2014 2:33:06 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin
40+ years of torture, neglect, and abuse of very young children without a peep from PeTA.


2 posted on 01/20/2014 2:36:01 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: Kaslin; Revolting cat!
Sounds like PETA took a selfie in front of MLK's grave.


3 posted on 01/20/2014 2:37:52 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: a fool in paradise
If meat is murder, are eggs abortion?

If so, shouldn't PETA members be OK with eating eggs?

4 posted on 01/20/2014 2:38:21 PM PST by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Kaslin
*sigh* the enviro-terrorist "crazies" are @ it again,
anything (outrageous) to "grab the headlines"..
gonna just ignore 'em after this post.

5 posted on 01/20/2014 2:40:18 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Kaslin

Do roosters cheat on their hens?


6 posted on 01/20/2014 2:58:44 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: Kaslin

Mitt pasted himself and his father marching with MLK.


7 posted on 01/20/2014 3:01:18 PM PST by ansel12 (Ben Bradlee -- JFK told me that "he was all for people's solving their problems by abortion".)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

Vegans are even against the consumption of honey because it “exploits” the bees.


8 posted on 01/20/2014 3:11:31 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: ansel12

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1992602/posts
Obama credits Selma march for his existence
Posted on Thursday, March 27, 2008

A year ago, Barack Obama addressed a group in Selma, AL commemorating the 1965 voting rights march. He credited the event with giving his parents the idea that they could have a child. The result was him—Barack Obama, Child of Destiny. The only problem is he was born in 1961.

“What happened in Selma, Alabama and Birmingham also stirred the conscience of the nation...This young man named Barack Obama...came over to this country. He met this woman...(who) had a good idea there was some craziness going on because they looked at each other and they decided...it might...be possible for us to get together and have a child. There was something stirring across the country because of what happened in Selma, Alabama... So they got together and Barack Obama Jr. was born. So don’t tell me I don’t have a claim on Selma, Alabama. Don’t tell me I’m not coming home to Selma, Alabama.


The lying bastard.


9 posted on 01/20/2014 3:13:19 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: a fool in paradise

I’ve posted on that a few times, it is one of the most amazing statements ever made by a major figure.


10 posted on 01/20/2014 3:19:34 PM PST by ansel12 (Ben Bradlee -- JFK told me that "he was all for people's solving their problems by abortion".)
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To: a fool in paradise

and Hillary was named after...

it goes on and on

leftists even lie about things it makes no sense to lie about


11 posted on 01/20/2014 3:21:47 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: a fool in paradise

“What happened in Selma, Alabama and Birmingham also stirred the conscience of the nation...This young man named Barack Obama...came over to this country. He met this woman...(who) had a good idea there was some craziness going on because they looked at each other and they decided...it might...be possible for us to get together and have a child. There was something stirring across the country because of what happened in Selma, Alabama... So they got together and Barack Obama Jr. was born. So don’t tell me I don’t have a claim on Selma, Alabama. Don’t tell me I’m not coming home to Selma, Alabama.”


It’s embarrassing to have him as a president.


12 posted on 01/20/2014 3:23:46 PM PST by Mears
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To: GeronL

Hillary’s “Ah Ain’t No Ways Tired!” speech was in Selma.


13 posted on 01/20/2014 3:24:45 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: ansel12

It’s shameless.


14 posted on 01/20/2014 3:25:24 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: GeronL

Stalinists lie. Always.


15 posted on 01/20/2014 3:25:42 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: a fool in paradise

heh

I wonder if she is in no ways tarred now??


16 posted on 01/20/2014 3:31:30 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: a fool in paradise

It is shameless but I think it also shows how ignorant and poorly educated he is.

Obama isn’t a knowledgeable, or a thinking man, and he isn’t much interested in anything outside of his own life.


17 posted on 01/20/2014 3:41:33 PM PST by ansel12 (Ben Bradlee -- JFK told me that "he was all for people's solving their problems by abortion".)
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To: ansel12

He didn’t grow up in the continental United States. He was raised abroad in his formative years by anti-American parents. He has no connection to the common man.

He associated to perpetually p!ssed off marxist professors in college and distanced himself from white peers so he could claim to be “down with the struggle” (a struggle he didn’t personally experience).

His Selma remark was a “me too” moment.


18 posted on 01/20/2014 3:52:05 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: a fool in paradise

Kind of ironic, eh.

Animals are Good.
People are Evil.

Oops, people ARE evil. But still, that’s not the end of the story. PETA is evil too!

It takes a good God to solve the conundrum. Otherwise we just have Evil Humans A fighting Evil Humans B and there is no peace.


19 posted on 01/20/2014 4:21:15 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar for you if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
and there is no peace

No Bacon, No Peace!

No Bacon, No Peace!

No Bacon, No Peace!

...

20 posted on 01/20/2014 4:33:46 PM PST by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Kaslin

I don’t liked PETA but I really don’t like them since they have not tried to stand windmills that kill so many eagles. They pick their battles based on politics.


21 posted on 01/20/2014 4:49:45 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

Bacon is one of those blessings of God that it is easy to overdo.


22 posted on 01/20/2014 4:58:16 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar for you if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Kaslin.

Palin slams Obama in MLK post
CNN’s Political Ticker | January 20, 2014 | Ashley Killough and Sara Fischer
Posted on 1/20/2014 5:13:31 PM by 2ndDivisionVet
Edited on 1/20/2014 5:43:01 PM by Admin Moderator. [history]
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3113740/posts


23 posted on 01/20/2014 5:26:40 PM PST by SunkenCiv (;http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

“If meat is murder, are eggs abortion?

If so, shouldn’t PETA members be OK with eating eggs?”

You’re missing the point FRiend; the premise is that animals are good, Capitalist people are bad. Mostly the Capitalist people are bad. The animals are just tools of their rants. You don’t see them calling Muslims or Communists to task for animal abuse, do you?


24 posted on 01/20/2014 5:45:59 PM PST by Blue Collar Christian (Vote Democrat. Once you're OK with killing babies the rest is easy. <BCC><)
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To: Blue Collar Christian
“If meat is murder, are eggs abortion?

Then I would say that eating balut must be "late term abortion."

25 posted on 01/20/2014 6:29:59 PM PST by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Veteran, 70-71)
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To: Kaslin

Has Violet Newkirk stopped using animal derived insulin to control her diabetes yet?


26 posted on 01/20/2014 6:32:13 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Mark17; who_would_fardels_bear

“If meat is murder, are eggs abortion?

Then I would say that eating balut must be “late term abortion.”

The money quote is w_w_f_b’s great creation, but I’m with you both!


27 posted on 01/20/2014 6:47:12 PM PST by Blue Collar Christian (Vote Democrat. Once you're OK with killing babies the rest is easy. <BCC><)
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To: a fool in paradise
Vegans are even against the consumption of honey because it “exploits” the bees.

Hell, plants can't move or fight back. So what makes it ok to eat poor plants that are just laying there with no defense mechanism??

28 posted on 01/21/2014 5:03:11 AM PST by laweeks
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