Will PETA Kill Animals in Hurricane Florence Disaster Zone?
We are officially in hurricane season. For animal rights groups with no moral decorum, that means fundraising season.
Right at the forefront of such groups is PETA, whose website currently greets visitors with a front-and-center pop-up begging for money to “help” animals. Of course, what PETA doesn’t tell you is that it kills healthy animals. And it kills animals at its very own headquarters in Virginia. Since 1998, PETA has killed close to 40,000 animals, according to filings it has made with Virginia. (The evidence is at PETAKillsAnimals.com.)
In one notable case, two PETA employees were criminally charged after they were caught killing animals and dumping the bodies in North Carolina. Now, PETA may be back in the state after Hurricane Florence hits. It’s just a short drive from PETA HQ.
PETA is not a legitimate rescue organization and so any charity towards relieving the impact of hurricanes on people and animals alike would go much further at an actual organization that specializes in disaster relief.
PETA has in recent weeks been wasting money on anti-seafood press stunts, angering local populations who have a longtime history of eating crab, lobster, etc. That’s not helping animals. That’s a marketing campaign.
If recent history like the 2016 Louisiana flooding is any indication, PETA will be raising money and deploying itself to North or South Carolina to allegedly rescue animals. But we have not seen an accounting of what happened to the animals in the past, or what PETA did with the money it raised. How many of those animals were killed?
Pet owners should take proper precautions as major storms are not to be brushed aside as minor concerns. There are plenty of organizations and shelters that will be helping out and need financial support from those who are able to give. PETA isn’t one of them.