chris boring (doktor242) wrote,
chris boring
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Animal rights

Something I got from an email forward I got from my mom; it's not on snopes, so I'm assuming it's true:

If you support PETA, you're not really helping animals.

"According to PETA's own filings, in 2004 PETA *killed* 86.3 percent of the animals entrusted to its care -- a number that's rising, not falling. Meanwhile, the SPCA in PETA's home town (Norfolk, Va.) was able to find loving homes for 73 percent of the animals put in its care. A shortage of funds? Nope: last year PETA took in $29 million in tax-exempt donations. It simply has other prioritie for the funds..."
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(make with the clicky)

If you really care about animals, donate to the ASPCA, Humane Society or the North Shore Animal League instead.
Tags: animals, charity
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