United Poultry Concerns November 26, 2007

UPC Sends You Two Articles about the Plight of Turkeys in 2007

Photo By: Franklin Wade

Thanksgiving without turkey?” by Brenda Keino, November 21, 2007, Scripps Howard Foundation

“Karen Davis, president of United Poultry Concerns, together with other protesters spent part of Thursday [Nov 15] on the White House sidewalk to protest the eating of turkey on Thanksgiving.” Read the entire article at: http://shfwire.com/story/thanksgiving-without-turkey

To Kill a Turkey” by Bill Lueders, ISTHMUS / The Daily Page, Nov. 23, 2007

“Commercial turkeys live in darkness and filth, with hardly more space than they need to stand. Their beaks and toes are lopped off at birth, with no anesthetic. . . . ‘They’re foragers, and if they don’t have anything to forage, they end up pecking at each other,’ explains Karen Davis, president of United Poultry Concerns.”

“. . . . [T]he experience left me neither pleased nor proud. And when I saw the photos I took of the prostrate bird, blood dripping from its mouth, I felt sickened, and ashamed.” – Bill Lueders.

Read the entire article at http://www.thedailypage.com/isthmus/article.php?article=14621

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