PETA has sent a letter to the Stanislaus County Department of Public Works requesting approval to erect a 5-foot-tall tombstone memorial at the scene of a big-rig crash Aug. 5 on Highway 99 near Lander Avenue. The truck was carrying chickens, and in the rollover accident, “an unknown number of chickens in cages were scattered and killed,” according to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
An image of the proposed granite tombstone shows an etched, photo-quality image of a chicken with the words: In memory of the chickens who suffered and died at this spot. Try vegan. PETA.” Read More