22 Jul '11, 5pm

@peta Exhibit to Compare Animal Oppression to Human Slavery

PETA has announced a new exhibit on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. No stranger to controversial ads and campaigns, the organization is taking some heat for this too. According to NBC , the exhibit will highlight “similarities between historic oppressions of human beings and the current exploitations of animals. The Natural History Museum’s depictions of slavery in the South are used as a comparison to animal cruelty and oppression.” PETA has named the exhibit “Glass Walls,” from a quote by PETA-supporter and vegetarian Paul McCartney : “If slaughterhouses has glass walls, everyone would be vegetarian.” It is also the name of a video that McCartney recorded for the animal rights organization depicting graphic slaughterhouse scenes and urging viewers to switch to a vegetarian diet. The video plays at the new exhibit alongside large panels of images of animal and human...

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