PETA Claims Using the Phrase “Bring Home the Bacon” Is as Bad as Racism

Animal rights group PETA claims that anti-animal terms, such as “bring home the bacon,” are as offensive as racism and anti-gay slurs.

CNN reported that meat-based idioms, like “flogging a dead horse” or “taking the bull by the horns,” can be compared with homophobic and racist language, according to animal rights organization PETA.

“Just as it became unacceptable to use racist, homophobic, or ableist language, phrases that trivialize cruelty to animals will vanish as more people begin to appreciate animals for who they are and start ‘bringing home the bagels’ instead of the bacon,” PETA said on Twitter.
The group took to Twitter Tuesday, offering a graphic showing some possible alternatives to meat-related expressions.

Peta is facing backlash for the new campaign.

However, the animal rights organization doubled down on their new campaign.

And that angered even more people.

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From Breitbart

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is calling for an end to what it calls “speciesism,” or using animal names in negative contexts, such as “beat a dead horse” or “take the bull by the horns.”

“Words matter, and as our understanding of social justice evolves, our language evolves along with it,” PETA posted on its Twitter account on Tuesday, comparing these idioms to racist and homophobic language.

Instead of saying “kill two birds with one stone,” people should say “feed two birds with one scone,” although the first phrase refers to using resources wisely to accomplish multiple goals and nothing to do with feeding or literally killing birds.

Instead of “beat a dead horse,” PETA recommends saying “feed a fed horse,” even though  “beat a dead horse” means one should not waste time doing something that will not work–nothing to do with feeding horses.

“Be the guinea pig” should change to “be the test tube” and “bring home the bacon” to “bring home the bagels,” referring to PETA’s stance that everyone should be a vegan.

The final entry on the graph is that “take the bull by the horns”–which is meant to express that people should tackle a challenge head on–should become “take the flower by the thorns.”

According to the site “Peta Kill Animals,” 95.9% of animals under PETA’s care have been KILLED by Peta in one year.

Do you call THAT “ethical treatment of animals?”

You can read more here and decide for yourself.