Downtown protest blames COVID-19 pandemic on animal consumption

Event coordinator seeks to prevent future pandemics

FARGO, N.D. — A Saturday protest in downtown Fargo planned by the PETA organization resulted in a smaller turnout than expected. Event coordinator, Trey Wharton singularly sought to bring awareness towards ending animal consumption to downtown shoppers as they walked by, by holding up signs catering some of PETA’s slogans and opinions. The message behind Saturday’s protest was to voice…

MORNING BUZZ: PETA Wants Meat-Based Sayings Changed

Will "Don't Feed A Fed Horse" Stick?

  Bringing home the broccoli? Veganism could send popular meat-based sayings to the chopping block. PETA wants phrases like “bringing home the bacon”, and “killing two birds with one stone” gone. The group wants to replace them when phrases like “bringing home the bagels”, and “feed two birds with one scone.” Rising veganism, and concern for animal rights, causing many…

USDA Cites NDSU For Violating Animal Welfare Act

PETA Wants USDA To Issue Fines

FARGO, N.D. — PETA is calling on the USDA to fine NDSU for the deaths of research animals. The university was cited after an inspection in May for violating the Animal Welfare Act. According to USDA records, eleven lambs died from trauma after being confined to a small pen with more than 200 other sheep. In another incident, pigs died…