I love pigs!!! Always have, always will.
(And you guys though I loved only cattle.)
The Humane Society of the United States just emailed info on their holiday fundraising products. And the ornament is being showcased this year. The website says it takes 77 hands to create this work of art that retails for $19.95.
If their track record stays true to form, that means that only about one cent of that which is raised from ornament sales will go to actually helping animals. Only about 1/2 of 1% of what they raise goes to animal care. Here's the analysis.
Aren't they exploiting farm animals to make a buck? Isn't that what they say farmers shouldn't do?
Do you think it's wrong for them to do this?
Photo: from the HSUS website.
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