Animal-Mutilation Film Screens Tonight Near Rice U.

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Just in case the online version of Farm to Fridge - The Truth Behind Meat Production wasn't enough for you, go check out the animal-abuse document on giant screens tonight (Friday). We'll be waiting here with barf bags.

As was previously reported by Hair Balls, Mercy for Animals (MFA) is behind the no-holds-barred flick that goes undercover and shows factory farm animals getting their asses handed to them. Tonight, MFA will park a modified movie-mobile, complete with three 80-inch video screens, at University Boulevard and Kelvin Drive (located just west of Rice University) from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Phil Letten, Farm to Fridge tour coordinator, recently started the awareness campaign that will take him and the graphic footage to forty cities. According to him, the experience has been mostly positive and drama-free.

"The response has been incredible," says Letten, who has thus far posted up in San Diego, Phoenix and Austin. "Most people have no idea that farm animals are crammed into these cages and stalls that are so small that they're unable to comfortably stand up, turn around, lie down and even spread their wings."

Letten has not sought and will not seek clearance to park the massive truck that also boasts billboard-sized images from factory farms. According to the animal-rights activist, he doesn't need to because "I'm exercising my First Amendment rights."

The cops, however, have shown up to many of his stops, but more out of curiosity, according to Letten. In Dallas, one police officer took it a step further by inquiring about ditching his meat diet. "He was very interested. I think he could have gone vegetarian," says Letten.

If he did become a veggie, folks wouldn't be able to call him bacon anymore.

From 11 a.m. to noon, Letten will also be present at University and Kelvin, where he'll hand out literature and perform animal-rights outreach.

Here's Farm to Fridge again in its entirety. Like we said before, be advised that the film is super jacked up.


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2 comments
BeaElliott
BeaElliott

It's high time that the invisible be acknowledged. Animals used as "food" live and die in horrible ways... They don't want to be killed. And we really don't need to eat them. The more information people have... The more they can make better choices. Roll on Farm to Fridge Tour!

Carole Raphaelle Davis
Carole Raphaelle Davis

What do you mean, "super jacked up?" Be advised that the fim is what really goes on. The more people see it, the better. Once you look, you can't look back. You are on the way to a healthier diet and one that doesn't ruin the planet or torture animals. Go Veg!

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