12TH ANNUAL VIGIL FOR CHICKENS
UPC Will Hold Protest Demonstrations
Against the National Chicken Council
October 16-17, 2002
United Poultry Concerns' 12th Annual Vigil for Chickens is being held at the JW Marriott Hotel in downtown Washington DC where Wal-Mart President H. Lee Scott is speaking at the National Chicken Council's annual conference. With banners, posters, bullhorns, and brochures, United Poultry Concerns will draw attention to the plight of chickens and to the National Chicken Council's refusal to implement guidelines to reduce the suffering of the birds:We protest that chickens are:
Don't Just Switch from Beef to Chicken: Get the Slaughterhouse Out of Your Kitchen!
For more information contact Karen@UPC-online.org or call 757-678-7875.
United Poultry Concerns is a nonprofit organization that promotes the compassionate and respectful treatment of domestic fowl. www.UPC-online.org.