Animals: the Other 99%

Stop Humanewatch” is a feisty little group of animal protection supporters who are fighting back against the lies and smears proffered by the industry front group The Center for Consumer Freedom.

Perhaps realizing that the CCF wasn’t reaching enough people with its tobacco,alcohol, and agribusiness-approved party line, it created a group calling itself Humanewatch. Humanewatch poses as an animal welfare group and lures Facebook users in with cute stock photos of puppies, kittens, and baby horses.  In reality, however, the group adamantly supports puppy mills, horse slaughter, and many other industries that hurt and kill animals. In fact, Humanewatch’s driving purpose is not to support animal welfare or save pets, but rather to attack and discredit the Humane Society of the US. And it’s easy to see why they hate the HSUS so much–they are the nation’s preeminent voice for animal welfare and protection.

Recently, Stop Humanewatch members have been creating “Occupy Wall Street”-style Web banners and posting them to the group’s Facebook page. Here are just a few:

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Aleesha Schwab Bio
    Apr 04, 2012 @ 18:48:54

    Intriguing post. Positive that Ill come back here. Good function. 538255

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