UPC Will Hold 2nd Annual Anti-White House Turkey
Pardoning Ceremony Protest Wed Nov 22nd-Please join us!
For Information Contact:
Karen Davis at 757-678-7875;Karen@upc-online.org
Franklin Wade at Franklin@upc-online.org
Date: Wednesday, November 22nd
Time: 1 PM to 3 PM (time subject to change depending on White House
Place: White House Sidewalk
Action: UPC will hold a protest demonstration against
the presidential "pardoning of a turkey" ceremony at the White House.
Instead of "pardoning" innocent birds in false ceremonies of
"compassion," we will urge Americans to pioneer new traditions of
respect and compassion for turkeys. Last year The Washington Post
reported (Nov. 25), "United Poultry Concerns, a Washington-area group,
[was] outside the White House to raise compassion for put-upon birds
everywhere. Founder Karen Davis held one end of a banner that got to the
heart of the matter: 'Turkeys: Meet One, Don't Eat One.'"
Please Join Us. We have a permit from the National Park
Service to Conduct this Event.
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Made-for-Media TurkeySave: Thanksgiving Day Nov 23, 2000
Date: Thursday November 23rd - Thanksgiving Day
Place: The White House Sidewalk, Washington DC
Time: 10 AM - 11 AM
Action: This peaceful protest will feature a Twenty Foot
Tall "Turkey" depicting the Pain and Suffering Inherent in America's
Thanksgiving Feast. The turkey, constructed by Canadian artist Brandon
Leudke, will symbolically have her throat cut. Vegetarian refreshments
will be served to members of the press and the public. UPC President
Karen Davis has been invited to speak. Other speakers are expected.
Please Join Us. A Robert Cohen Project.
For More Information Call 1-888-NOTMILK (668-6455).
Visit The TurkeySave Project Website at www.TurkeySave.com.
Website Contact: Brandon Leudke at email@example.com
United Poultry Concerns - http://www.upc-online.org
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