Fighting for animal liberation and an end to speciesism
The Humane Society of the United States has long been one of the most vocal critics of the fast food industry in the country. But for the past week, the animal rights organization has taken on a surprising new role vis-a-vis fast food: major investor.
Is this a case of "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em?" Has the Humane Society gone turncloak? Not exactly.
Anna West, a representative from the group told the Huffington Post that the Humane Society's priorities were to ensure better animal welfare at the facilities that supply the pork and eggs for Carl Jr's and Hardee's.
Please read the entire article here.
What do you think? Does it make sense, given what HSUS hopes to accomplish, to go about it this way?
Yes, I agree. Given what HSUS is after, this move makes sense. (I'd argue that it would make sense for an animal rights organization to do it too, but that's another question!!)