Help Put Video Cameras in Slaughterhouses
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Originally Posted: April 20, 2008

Help Put Video Cameras in Slaughterhouses

Eric Marcus Podcast:

http://www.vegan.com/2008/04/18/bonus-podcast-glass-walls-and-video/

In the wake of the HSUS Chino slaughterhouse investigation, several members of Congress are now calling for video cameras to be installed at slaughterhouses. Naturally, the USDA is dead set against this. Here’s an opportunity to grab a hold of this issue and take advantage of this window of opportunity

It's unanimously agreed (if veg*an or not) that the animal agriculture industries from factory farms to the arbiter has "fox in the hen house status". This pending legislation is pivotal on many levels of reasoning: Of course for the welfare of the animals, for "food" safety, and lastly, because

"if slaughterhouses had glass walls we would all be vegetarian" Paul McCartney

Video cameras is certainly a step in a better direction for all concerned.... Ahhh.... except for the meat industry that is.

I also have a petition which is getting lots of positive response:
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/video-cameras-in-slaughterhouses

Spreading the word on this would be a great help -
Thanx,
Bea Elliott
Winter Haven, Florida

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