This Holiday Season: Choose compassion not unnecessary consumption!

Food for thought this Thanksgiving

Michael G. Starkey

Thanksgiving

The holiday season is a time to be thankful, spend time with loved ones, and to gorge ourselves into a comatose state of ecstasy. However, to some species on our planet this is not a time to be thankful, but rather to be terrified! Did you know that each year during the Thanksgiving holiday over 45 million turkeys are killed? The reality is that this mass slaughter is rarely (if ever) thought about by the consumer who goes to the store to buy their Thanksgiving meal. This thoughtless act of consumption is not only cruel, but the production of poultry is destroying the planet. In order to educate supermarket patrons, my partner and I went around town to spread some awareness about the unfortunate truth behind this holiday.

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