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I. CAN’T. STAND. THIS.

I was about to write a post about a Supreme Court opinion issued today, but made the mistake of checking my emails first–and saw this:

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Hi Beverly, you have a chance to see this message from Tuesday?

The cruelty is difficult to fathom — thousands of dogs and countless cats crammed into tiny cages without food or water until they’re beaten, slaughtered and eaten as part of an annual “festival” in Yulin.

Many of these animals are stolen pets still wearing their collars. Imagining my pets in this situation makes me sick.

Animal lovers like you and our Humane Society International operatives in China are the only hope for poor creatures like these. Beverly, please donate to help end the Yulin dog meat festival and other cruelties to animals.

– Wayne Pacelle, President & CEO

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From: Humane Society of the United States
Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 1:11 PM
To: Wayne Pacelle
Subject: These dogs take their final journey today

The living nightmare comes to a cruel end today for dogs at the Yulin dog meat festival.
Help fight animal cruelty like this.

View this message on our website.

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I tried but was unable to also capture the photos that are part of the email message, but the pictures are on the website here.

Why not just boycott products we know are made in China?  I just a few days ago replaced my phone, an LG, with a Samsung.  Both companies are Korean–I’m especially glad that Samsung is–and I assume their products are made entirely there.  A large boycott of tech products made in China–Apple, for example–could make this f***ing Yulin festival the last.

Now I’ll draft that post about today’s big-news Supreme Court opinion, although I’m no longer much in the mood.

Really … I can’t stand this.

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