A Little Woman’s Prayer Will get a Bit Graphic in ‘Grace’ Advert, Working Quickly as A part of PETA’s New Nationwide Vacation Marketing campaign
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October 9, 2020
Brooke Rossi 202-483-7382
Vancouver – As a result of interest in going vegan is at an all-time high, Thanksgiving is quick changing into “ThanksVegan,” and to mark the completely happy, wholesome transition, PETA is operating its “Grace” ad—wherein somewhat woman makes a number of pointed feedback about turkeys whereas saying grace on the dinner desk—on The Sports activities Community throughout Saturday’s Vancouver Whitecaps sport.
PETA’s nationwide ThanksVegan marketing campaign additionally consists of pro-vegan billboards in a number of cities in addition to giveaways of free Tofurky roasts and vegan starter kits outdoors grocery shops throughout the nation. Sobeys, Safeway, and Save-On-Meals are taking part in ThanksVegan to highlight their ready-to-roast vegan turkeys and different animal-free choices.
“As soon as folks perceive that turkeys have emotions, love their households, and worth their lives, simply as people do, they’ll need to have a Tofurky on the desk,” says PETA President Ingrid Newkirk. “This yr, PETA is pulling out all of the stops to assist households take pleasure in a lovely ThanksVegan that provides everybody one thing to be pleased about.”
Turkeys are caring mother and father and spirited explorers who can dwell as much as 10 years, however these raised for meals are usually slaughtered once they’re between 12 and 26 weeks outdated—and hundreds of thousands are killed every year for Thanksgiving alone. The younger birds are hung by their toes from steel shackles and dragged by an electrified tub, they usually’re typically nonetheless aware when their throats are slit they usually’re dumped into scalding-hot defeathering tanks.
PETA—whose motto reads, partly, that “animals aren’t ours to eat” and which opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview—is providing a brand-new final Canadian ThanksVegan information (available here) full of buying suggestions, recipes, and extra.
For extra info, please go to PETA.org.