Re: Question about PETA....

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 16:48:38 MST

Harvey Newstrom wrote:

> At 7:58am -0800 2/16/01, Brian D Williams wrote:
> >The "inner core" of PETA is also again't pet ownership (or was)
> >which is something their glassy-eyed subscribers are probably
> >unaware of.
> Why do you say that? I would think that most PETA members would also
> be against pet ownership. The concept of owning an animal seems to
> conflict with the concept of animal rights or returning animals to
> their natural state. I am not aware of any animal-rights activists
> who would support pet ownership. The two concepts appear to be
> incompatible to me.

The politically correct term for 'pet' among the faithful is now 'animal
companion' (hmmmm, does this mean you can file for a domestic partnership
license with your dog in Vermont?). ;)

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