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

Animal Defenders of Westchester
P.O. Box 205
Yonkers, NY 10704


Don't malign pigs

Published in the NY DAILY NEWS, Sept. 25, 2005 (in reference to an article about the disgraced CEOs who looted the Tyco Corporation):

Yonkers: Why is despicable behavior named after animals ("Little piggies," Sept. 20)? Pigs didn't loot and bankrupt a company; pigs didn't buy a $6000 shower curtain; pigs didn't throw themselves a $2 million birthday party with stolen money. Language is powerful; it shapes thoughts and molds minds. Please don't dump ugly terms on innocent beings that contributed nothing bad to this Earth.

Kiley Blackman

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