PETA plan: Use human feet for umbrella stands
Founder of animal rights group posts online 'will'
Posted: February 28, 200912:25 am Eastern© 2009 WorldNetDaily
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PETA, the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, is known for pushing the envelope
on acceptability: Its proposed vegetarian ad for the Super Bowl this year was sexually suggestive, and it periodically stages nude models in various poses saying they'd rather wear nothing than fur.
But a new feature of the organization's website takes its campaign to a new level: a will posted by founder Ingrid Newkirk that, among other things, calls for her flesh to be used for a barbecue and her feet for umbrella stands.
Newkirk's posting on the site explains:
As someone who has dedicated a part of my life to the alleviation of animal suffering in various parts of the world, it is my wish that upon my death, my body be used to further that same goal. … To accomplish this, I direct that my body be donated to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), 501 Front Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23510, to be used in whatever manner it chooses in order to accomplish the specified purpose, with the hope that most of my body will be put to use in the United States, with parts also dispatched to awaken the public consciousness of governments and citizens in the United Kingdom, where I was born, in India, my beloved childhood home, and in Canada, Germany, and France. Read More
Just in case you were wondering where PETA’s thought processes originate from, this should answer your question. Newkirk, PETA’s founder, seems certifiable some days, and other days she seems stupid like a fox. Either way, common sense and science will never see the light of day there.