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Take Action ! Stop the U.S. Army From Maiming Pigs and Goats !


Animals  (tags: pigs, goats, US army, trauma training, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals, environment, protection )

Cher
- 3507 days ago - animalrights.change.org
a Navy corpsman told The New York Times that instructors 'shot [his pig] twice in the face with a 9-millimeter pistol, and then six times with an AK-47 and then twice with a 12-gauge shotgun. And then he was set on fire.'



   

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Cher C (1426)
Saturday March 14, 2009, 7:09 pm
here are the 3 petitions...

http://getactive.peta.org/campaign/p2_obama_dod


https://secure2.convio.net/fsi/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=191


https://secure2.convio.net/pcrm/site/Advocacy?pagename=homepage&page=UserAction&id=215


 

Valerie H (133)
Saturday March 14, 2009, 7:24 pm
These people should be absolutely ASHAMED of themselves!!

I am horrified and appalled at this blatant abuse...these poor dear souls...how can anyone do this to these animals???

This is simply barbaric cruelty...these bastards have NO MORALS...NO COMPASSION...they are void of souls......
 

Chris M (57)
Saturday March 14, 2009, 8:05 pm
While I was editing the PCRM one, it occurred to me that these experiences must be quite traumatic for significant numbers of recruits like the Navy corpsman in the article, so I added a line about PTSD.

"I am concerned about the military's use of animals in training soldiers to deal with traumatic injury on the battlefield. This training method is cruel and unnecessary and is quite likely exposing significant numbers of trainees to post traumatic stress disorder before they are even deployed. It is time for America's military to modernize its teaching methods and abandon animal use in all training. The military should adopt comprehensive curricula and take full advantage of advanced technology that simulates human anatomy and the hectic environment of war"

Just a thought
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 14, 2009, 8:28 pm
This is horrific and it has to stop. Cher I signed the petition..noted also.
 

LaJana P (97)
Saturday March 14, 2009, 10:36 pm
Thanks Cher. I had already signed 2 of the three - have signed the Peta one as well now. I also forwarded it.
 

Rose L (202)
Sunday March 15, 2009, 5:32 am
Horrific....:(
All signed...thankyou
 

De L (321)
Sunday March 15, 2009, 6:55 am
This is barbaric and disgusting. To think that these men are being trained to protect??? How awful to have so little regard for life.
 

Kari D (192)
Sunday March 15, 2009, 4:24 pm
Noted & signed all 3
 
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