Just when you thought PETA had offended nearly everyone, the animal-rights group has launched a new ad campaign trying to shame the overweight into turning vegetarian. PETA billboards in
A statement from the Center for Consumer Freedom reads “PETA's ad is meant to feed off the insecurities of the body-conscious in order to promote meatless eating, regardless of the humiliation it may cause. The group has consistently promoted a message of animal "rights" with total disregard to the human cruelty it causes. To equate any person (regardless of size) with a whale, or any other animal, is mean-spirited, cruel, and ugly.”
The Huffington Post blog also includes discussion and a picture of the billboard.