Friday, April 24, 2009

US Air tells PETA 'no thanks' (again)

Posted By on Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 12:00 PM

I totally understand why an airline wouldn't want their planes covered in a bloody ad.

US Airways Group Inc. has rejected a second advertisement from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

PETA said Thursday it wanted to wrap a US Airways plane with an ad critical of legalized seal hunting in Canada. The ad shows a seal next to the blood-spattered tag line, “Canada’s Olympic Shame — End the Seal Slaughter.”

The Virginia-based animal rights group proposed the wrap for flights between the United States and Canada to coincide with the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.

Read the rest of this Charlotte Business Journal article here.

But, why are people so concerned? Because the seal-killers are being cruel and wasteful.

Warning: this is harsh:

See what Canadian citizens have to say at an April protest:

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