Brownsville, Texas — Holding signs that read, "The Colonel’s Secret Recipe: Live Scalding, Painful Debeaking, Crippled Chickens," members of PETA—including an activist wearing a body screen TV showing shocking undercover video footage of chickens on factory farms and in slaughterhouses—will protest KFC suppliers’ abusive treatment of chickens at a local KFC restaurant. A giant, crippled "chicken" will cross the road in front of the restaurant, while activists hand out leaflets...Flash forward to "PETA gets rude welcome in Brownsville":
...John Olivo, the manager of the [KFC], turned on the sprinkler system full blast to soak the curbside protesters. And a man who eats beef followed them around with his stepchildren and a microphone...(As you might have surmised, the title is not in the article. No chickens or people dressed as chickens were harmed.)
Armed with a microphone and a hand-held speaker, Ingersoll followed the protestors and outshouted them at a busy intersections.
"You bunch of crazy animal rights nuts!" he shouted. "You’re not going to win. Not in Brownsville!"
His two step-children passed out anti-PETA pamphlets to drivers stopped at the intersection...
Miscellania · Fri, 04/15/2005 - 09:40 · Importance: 1