Instead of protesting the worldwide cruelty to live animals as perpetrated by Islamic barbaric methods of animal slaughter, PETA wants to dictate politically correct language options for popular animal-related expressions.
This nonsense began with PETA goading the makers of Barnum’s Animal Crackers to take the animals out of the cages on its boxes:
Twitchy Just as it became unacceptable to use racist, homophobic, or ableist language, phrases that trivialize cruelty to animals will vanish as more people begin to appreciate animals for who they are and start ‘bringing home the bagels’ instead of the bacon. In another one of its misguided publicity stunts, PETA is offering animal cruelty-free alternatives for several phrases:
Some replies to this PETA idiocy:
Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah had this to say:
— Senator Hatch Office (@senorrinhatch) December 4, 2018