PETA announces its intention to barge in on the Prime Minister’s speech this evening.
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CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER’S NEW YORK VISIT TO BE MARRED BY PETA PROTEST
‘Bloody Seal’ to Barge Into Hotel as Stephen Harper Addresses Business Leaders
What: As Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper meets with Canadian and American business leaders at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York today, a PETA member dressed as a bloody seal will barge into the hotel to urge him to heed the call of world leaders—including President Obama and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin—to end Canada’s gruesome and cruel seal slaughter. PETA members will hold signs that read, “Harper: Stop the Seal Slaughter.” PETA’s campaign against the massacre will continue through the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver.
The protest comes just one day after PETA members targeting Harper in Washington, D.C., dressed as bloody seals and stopped traffic on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the Canadian Embassy. Just hours after the Washington protest, three PETA members dressed as nuns disrupted Canadian Parliament in Ottawa with their “save the seals” message…