Wouldn't it make more sense to simply have a few more supermodels prance around naked?
MADISON, Wis. - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants Gov. Jim Doyle to change Wisconsin's official beverage from milk to beer, saying milk is harmful to humans and is meant for calves.
PETA said in a letter to Doyle Tuesday that beer is healthier than cow's milk, which the group argued could cause heart disease, cancer, allergies, diabetes and obesity.
Milk consumption causes dairy cows stress because they are kept in a constant state of impregnation, the letter said.
Cows also suffer because their calves are "ripped" away from them so humans can have the milk meant for the calves, PETA said.
PETA first came up with the beer-for-milk national campaign two years ago, but it was retired after being criticized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving and other groups. The animal rights group renewed the campaign last spring.
Doyle spokeswoman Jessica Erickson said Tuesday she had not seen the letter.
Look, if the only issue you can latch onto is stressed cows, perhaps it's time to look for an issue where you can do some actual good. In case y'all hadn't noticed, we may be going to war against Iraq soon. How about y'all try devote all that pent-up energy to an issue that matters? Donate blood. Work at a soup kitchen or a food bank. How about Meals on Wheels?
About all you're accomplishing now is to turn PETA into a laughing stock, but then that's nothing new, is it?