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November 11, 2022
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Lexington, Ky. – On Tuesday, sporting solely nude-colored underwear, a PETA member will let himself be “trussed up” alongside big “turkey carcasses” on an enormous chopping board, giving passersby meals for considered who they is likely to be that includes on this 12 months’s Thanksgiving desk. This fascinating tableau is a part of PETA’s “ThanksVegan” tour, making stops in cities across the nation to encourage everybody to see the beautiful similarities between people and different animals, select vegan meals, and spare a few of the 46 million turkeys who’re slaughtered yearly for Thanksgiving alone.
When: Tuesday, November 15, 12 midday
The place: On the intersection of S. Broadway and W. Vine Avenue, Lexington
“Not solely are turkeys are constructed like people, with legs, eyes, and a beating coronary heart, they’re additionally mild people who love their households and really feel ache and concern,” says PETA Government Vice President Tracy Reiman. “PETA’s provocative show supplies folks with the shock of realization they generally have to go for a scrumptious ‘ThanksVegan’ feast that leaves fellow Earthlings in peace.”
PETA—whose motto reads, partly, that “animals usually are not ours to eat”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview.