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  • The White House served Ham for Thanksgiving!
    Nov 23, 2012
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    PETA Speaks Out Against Presidential Turkey Pardon (And Ham was on the President’s Thanksgiving Menu) 14

    It seems even President Barack Obama is finding himself squarely in the crosshairs of the animal rights movement these days. According to The Hill’s blog briefing room this week, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) sent a letter to the White House on Tuesday, demanding that the president skip the tradition of pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey. According to The Hill, PETA said the president is in partnership with the “turkey-killing industry,” and stated that turkeys should not need to be pardoned because they are not guilty of anything “other than being born into a world of prejudice.” PETA urged the president to eat a tofu-based Tofurkey roast for the White House Thanksgiving dinner. Seriously? Must they mess with everyone’s meal?...More
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