Archives: Letters

PETA & its tactics II

(July 29th, 2014)
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: The Tribune-Review  PETA’s time and resources spent on media stunts promoting veganism have a cost that can be measured in pets’ lives. PETA routinely kills a high percentage of the homeless dogs and cats that enter … Continue reading

PETA is hardly pro-animal

(July 22nd, 2014)
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: The Herald The so-called People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is the last group that people should listen to about circus elephants. PETA is so extreme that its lawyers have argued in court that elephants … Continue reading

PETA Files

(July 16th, 2014)
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: Bangor Daily News  For a group that purports to care about the “rights” of Maine’s lobsters, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals doesn’t seem to give a rip about pets. Records filed with the Commonwealth … Continue reading
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: Charlotte Observer  Vani Hari repeatedly backs conspiracism against science. Against overwhelming scientific consensus endorsed by the National Academy of Sciences and World Health Organization that holds that genetically improved foods, commonly called GMOs, are no less … Continue reading
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: The Des Moines Register Despite Cargill’s move away from gestation stalls, or individual maternity pens, most pork producers continue to use them because they are a humane way to house pregnant pigs The American Veterinary Medical … Continue reading

Pigpens humane

(June 13th, 2014)
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: Wichita Eagle Despite Cargill’s move away from gestation stalls, or individual maternity pens, most pork producers continue to use them because they are a humane way to house pregnant pigs (“Cargill changing housing for its sow … Continue reading
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: Journal Gazette    On May 24, Fort Wayne’s food activists joined protesters around the world to “March Against Monsanto” and scare Hoosiers about genetically improved foods, hoping legislators will mandate a special label on foods containing … Continue reading
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: Poughkeepsie Journal The New York State Legislature should avoid the mistake of voting to label foods with genetically modified ingredients. Scientists at organizations such as the American Medical Association, the Royal Society (London) and the World … Continue reading

Marchers against science

(June 4th, 2014)
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: Pittsburgh Tribune Review  Pittsburgh’s food activists joined protesters around the world on May 24 to “March Against Monsanto” and scare Pennsylvanians about genetically improved foods (GIFs), hoping legislators will mandate a special label on foods containing … Continue reading
By: Will Coggins Newspaper: Eugene Register-Guard Eugene’s food activists recently joined protesters around the world to “March Against Monsanto” and scare Oregonians about genetically improved foods, hoping legislators will mandate a special label on foods containing them (“GMO foods protested,” … Continue reading