PETA wants to put an end to what they call "anti-animal" language that comes with old sayings, claiming they normalize animal cruelty. Instead of saying "kill two birds with one stone", they suggested, "feed two birds with one scone". The tweet, which has been shared nearly 10,000 times in 24 hours, includes the caption, "Words matter, and as our understanding of social justice evolves, our language evolves along with it".
Not only do the PC editions of the time-tested idioms make little sense - Twitter was quick to point out how where there's a will, there's a way to find someone who will be offended by even the "correct" version. "This tweet of yours, equating "speciesism" with racism, homophobia and ableism is deeply disturbing". Thousands of people replied to PETA's tweets, complaining about the comparison.
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According to the Washington Post, PETA's aim was to encourage people to remove "speciesist" phrases from their everyday vocabulary by offering some alternative expressions. French fries to fry?
The organization then suggested ways in which people could stop using "anti-animal language". "All we can say is this: Human supremacists need to start thinking about other species' interests in not being exploited".
Julien Guiller, a spokesman for the regional school administration, told The Associated Press the student was expected to survive. She urged protesters to seize on the French government's weakness to push other demands such as a rise in the minimum wage.
In response, both Joe and Turner, who have been engaged since October 2017, slammed the article on Twitter . The earlier version of the article read, "Priyanka: She is a modern-day scam artist, in my opinion".
The aircraft were identified as a KC-130-a plane involved in aerial refueling-and an F/A-18 Hornet-a twin engine fighter jet. The Marines said in a statement that Japanese search and rescue aircraft responded and were aiding in the rescue effort.
Sir David Attenborough warned it could lead to the collapse of civilisations and the extinction of "much of the natural world ". The Paris climate agreement sets a goal of raising US$100 billion (S$137 billion) every year from 2020 for climate action.
Facebook has been keen to keep the documents out of the public realm - they are also now held under seal by a court in California - but last week Collins said Parliament would publish them if it felt it was in the public interest to do so.
But I can not be feeling insecure, to a point that I would drive my dude away, because these people want that to happen. She concluded: 'I'm going to always have a lot of love for him because he is my daughter's father, and. yeah'.
John Miller, president and CEO of America's VetDogs, thanked Bush for his work and vision for helping Americans with disabilities. Bush will lie in state in the Capitol rotunda for a ceremony and public visitation from Monday evening through to Wednesday.
Even though Tendulkar has been retired for the last five years, he has still managed to hold his position in the top three. Actor Priyanka Chopra , who was in the seventh place last year with Rs 68 crore earnings, slipped down to 49th this year.
Wilder retained his WBC heavyweight title in a thrilling and controversial draw with Fury in Los Angeles on Saturday. I was the aggressor and I thought I won. "It's probably gonna be like the first promotion".
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They add that the team is developing the test so that it could be used for screening of cancers especially in early stages. The new method from the University of Queensland looks for differences in the genetic code of cancerous and healthy cells.
Delhi Daredevils renamed Delhi Capitals ahead of IPL 2019
Mohammed Kaif was earlier named as the team's assistant coach while Ricky Ponting continues to be the head coach of the team. The team boasts of a battery of young Indian stars which include captain Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant and Prithvi Shaw.
Gov. Scott Walker Signals Support for Lame-Duck Package
Both the state Senate and Assembly passed the bill, and current Republican Governor Scott Walker has indicated he will sign it. The measures would also limit early voting to no more than two weeks before an election, a move Democrats say is illegal.
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Stefaniak also apparently spoke to her friends via a Whatsapp group chat and told them the power had gone out during a rainstorm. Espinoza said, "The body was in a state of decomposition but the preliminary observation does verify the body is a woman".
Violence in Bulandshahr over cow slaughter, cop killed
Some officers managed to flee inside and hide in the police station, but Mr Asrey and another officer ran to the SUV to escape. Before posting in Siana Police Station in Bulandhshar he had worked in Meerut , Saharanpur and Muzaffarnagar districts.