BOB BARKER TO STAMPEDE SPONSORS: NO PRICE IS RIGHT FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

 
Bookmark and Share

BOB BARKER TO STAMPEDE SPONSORS: NO PRICE IS RIGHT FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY

February 9, 2012

BOB BARKER TO STAMPEDE SPONSORS: NO PRICE IS RIGHT FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY
Calgary Reviews | cc by 2.0

NORFOLK, VA (RPRN) 02/09/12 — TV Icon Joins PETA in Urging Companies to End Promotions of Deadly Rodeo

Just days after speaking out against The Price Is Right's recent promotion of the Calgary Stampede and Rodeo, iconic television host Bob Barker has fired off another letter on PETA's behalf to the event's main sponsors—including Bell Canada, General Motors of Canada Limited, Anheuser-Busch International, and TransAlta Corporation—to urge them to turn their backs on the notoriously violent and deadly rodeo. In the letter, Barker points out that horses routinely die in the stampede—one had to be euthanized on the first day of last year's spectacle, and six horses died in 2010's event alone. Many more sustain painful injuries.

"The Calgary Stampede has long been synonymous with animal abuse," writes Barker. "I hope you will agree that no animal deserves to suffer like this in the name of a tradition that should have died out with the covered wagon's last ride. My friends at PETA and I hope to hear that you will no longer sponsor this event."

For more information, please visit PETA.org.

 

Media Contact Name: Wendy Wegner
Media Phone: 323-210-2206
Media Web Address: http://www.peta.org/mediacenter/news-releases/Bob-Barker-to-Stampede-Sponsors--No-Price-Is-Right-for-Cruelty-to-Animals.aspx
Company Contact Name: Wendy Wegner
Company Phone: 323-210-2206
Company Web Address: http://www.peta.org/mediacenter/news-releases/Bob-Barker-to-Stampede-Sponsors--No-Price-Is-Right-for-Cruelty-to-Animals.aspx
Main image credits: Calgary Reviews | cc by 2.0
About the author:

For more information, please visit http://www.peta.org.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), with more than 2 million members and supporters, is the largest animal rights organization in the world.

PETA focuses its attention on the four areas in which the largest numbers of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time: on factory farms, in laboratories, in the clothing trade, and in the entertainment industry. We also work on a variety of other issues, including the cruel killing of beavers, birds and other "pests," and the abuse of backyard dogs.

PETA works through public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, special events, celebrity involvement, and protest campaigns.

Click here to see all news from this author/company

Filed Under: Animal Rights, BREAKING NEWS, ENTERTAINMENT, PRESS RELEASE

RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at rushprnews.com / Anne Howard annehowardpublicist.com

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.

RSSFeed PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASES

Coalition Joins National Coalition for Infant Health

Washington, D.C. 06/25/15 · Newborn Foundation News: Newborn Health leaders convene in DC...

RushPRnews now offers digital news sites +Targeted News outlet Broadcast

SAN FRANCISCO/MONTREAL 06/22/15 · Your press release to be featured on at...

Save our Skies Santa Cruz Launches Petition Urging FAA to Stop the Jet Noise

Santa Cruz, California 06/21/15 · Outraged Citizens fight FAA's NextGenprogram to reclaim quality...

Ultraseal International makes casting impregnation even easier with fully automated two-stage process

Dusseldorf, Germany 06/17/15 · Ultraseal International is living up to its global...

Army Officials and Ameresco Join to Commemorate Completion of Energy Efficiency and Solar Project

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & ADELPHI, Md. 06/16/15 · Army Officials and Ameresco Join to Commemorate Completion...

Ultraseal International celebrates second exporting award this year

Birmingham, West Midlands, UK 06/16/15 · Ultraseal International is celebrating a double success after...

The American radio host, Ed Tyll issues death threat, alleges a French-Canadian publisher

Montreal, Quebec, Canada 06/15/15 · On June 5, the controversial radio host, Edward...

Planwise: Best Mortgage Calculator Since 1993

San Francisco, CA 06/09/15 · Planwise Launches Pinterest Style Mortgage Calculator  Planwise launches PlanwiseConnect,...

Israel’s Start Tel Aviv offers global opportunity for Canadian tech startups

Ottawa,Canada 06/09/15 · Israel’s Start Tel Aviv offers global opportunity for...

Demand for Independence of Punjab Echoes in San Francisco

San Francisco 06/08/15 ·  Thousands of North American Sikhs converged in downtown...

World Renowned Casting Director Appointed to Eagle Arts Academy Board of Directors

Los Angeles, CA 06/06/15 · Eagle Arts Academy is pleased to announce that...

MultiClonal Therapeutics Researchers Report Today Breakthrough in Cloning Human “Ground State” Stem Cells

Farmington,CT 06/05/15 · An international consortium including investigators at MultiClonal Therapeutics,...

Time to increase your public relations impact

SAN FRANCISCO 06/04/15 ·                 Your « SPRING2015-2 » Coupon is here! And with it...

Financial Fraud Lengthy Prison Term for Advance Fee Fraudster

Washington, DC 06/02/15 · Like many successful con men, William C. Lange...