Thursday, June 25, 2009

PETA undecided on killings of unborn babies

June 25, 2009

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) decried US President Obama's swatting a fly, urging compassion for even "the smallest and least" animals, but admitted ambivalence on abortion.

PETA spokesman Bruce Friedrich said that as an organisation, the group does not have "a specific position on abortion, just as we don't have a specific position on global poverty, or any of the other areas where many noble people are working very diligently," the LifeSiteNews website reported.

Friedrich added that it is "loathsome" and "grotesquely hypocritical" that pro-lifers oppose abortion, but are unconcerned about the mistreatment of chickens and other animals used in the food industry. the rest


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