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Action Alerts From Animal Defenders of Westchester (ADOW)

We advocate on all animal protection and exploitation issues, including experimentation, factory farming, rodeos, breeders and traveling animal acts.

Protest Hyundai using animal fighting to sell cars

January 8, 2014

Hyundai Automobile has outrageously chosen to show a child fighting a bear to sell its cars for a TV ad. This is grossly unacceptable, despite the fact that its done for 'humor' and is likely animatronic: If Hyundai used images of lynchings or gay-bashing to sell its product they'd be shut down - it is just as disgraceful to use animal fighting. It is worse that they've used a child in these ads; children should be encouraged to extend kindness to animals:

The reality of 'bear wrestling' is a pitiable exploitation where an kidnapped animal whose teeth and claws have been removed is kept alone in a filthy pen till its time for the 'fight' - these activities have been banned all over the world.

Please tell the Hyundai Corporation to remove this shameful ad ASAP.

Hyundai Email: [email protected]
Phone: (800) 633-5151
Twitter: @Hyundai

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