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Violinist at State Capitol: ‘Cease Fiddling Whereas World Burns’

PETA Delivers Musical Message to Urge Gov. Newsom to Take Vegan Local weather Motion

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August 3, 2022

Megan Wiltsie 202-483-7382

Sacramento, Calif. – Because the local weather disaster fuels California’s wildfires, a fiddler will play “Fireplace on the Mountain” and different tunes on the steps of the State Capitol Thursday, searching for to strike the proper notice in an enchantment to Gov. Gavin Newsom to cut back animal agriculture’s huge position within the disaster—a degree to which his administration has refused to hear. The violinist will likely be accompanied by an ensemble of PETA supporters and an indication that reads, “Gov. Newsom: Cease fiddling whereas the world burns! Go Vegan!”

When:      Thursday, August 4, 12 midday

The place:    California State Capitol, 1315 10th St., Sacramento

PETA factors out that the McKinney fireplace has grow to be California’s largest fireplace of 2022 and that the local weather disaster has made a extra intense fireplace season the brand new norm. In keeping with the United Nations, a worldwide shift to vegan consuming is required to fight the worst results of local weather change, as animal agriculture alone is liable for practically one-fifth of human-induced greenhouse fuel emissions. Clearing land to lift animals on and to develop crops to feed them is a number one explanation for deforestation, and the large quantity of water utilized in animal agriculture contributes to the dry situations that enable wildfires to unfold.

“California is on fireplace, and animal agriculture is the tinder that makes it burn, but Gov. Newsom is giving us a music and dance by pointing to different, lesser causes,” says PETA Govt Vice President Tracy Reiman. “PETA is pushing the governor to alter his tune now and promote planet-friendly vegan meals, earlier than all of us go up in smoke.”

PETA—whose motto reads, partially, that “animals aren’t ours to eat”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra info, please go to or comply with the group on Twitter, Fb, or Instagram.



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