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A resource for those who enjoy eating meat, wearing fur and
leather, hunting, and the fruits of scientific research (and more!).
New in this edition: (June 9, 1996)
- Twenty more pieces of "hate mail"
Mail section fixed to support all browsers
- This site is not a "front!"
- peta.org is still on hold
- New layout of lists
This site is not a "front for the meat industry!"
As if that isn't obvious enough at first glance...
From time to time I've received crank e-mail charging me with being a front
for some association or corporation. Presumably some people can't understand how one individual
with a few pieces of obsolete computer hardware at hand can put this site together
for basically little to no effort.
These charges have reached a new level, now that Vegetarian Times magazine has openly
reported, on page 17 of the June 1996 issue, that "People Eating Tasty Animals" is "a front for the
A quick glance through the magazine indicates to me that Vegetarian Times, rather than
focusing on and promoting dietary alternatives for individuals, has filled their pages with
what appears to be animal rights movement propaganda - like the article that insists that
human disease "is certain to rise" as a result of BSE ("mad cow" disease), beginning on page 16, for instance.
They also seem to have gotten into the game of promoting
useless quackery like the fifty dollar
ceramic "laundry disks" hawked in an article (not an ad!) on
page 12 of the same issue.
Perhaps now's a good time to ask, who's fronting for whom? Unquestioningly parroting animal-rightists'
scare tactics, and deliberately promoting quack products whose only purpose is to bilk the unwary
out of significant amounts of money, sure don't sound like parts of an ethical and
reputable editorial policy to me. I don't believe vegetarians are stupid suckers - why
do this magazine's writers try to convince me that that's so?
peta.org domain name remains on hold
The peta.org domain name is still "on hold" and there's not much more to say at this
time. For details read my previous editorial.
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Mike Doughney, Editor
June 9, 1996
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