So, if you don't already know this, I'm not one for organized religion. That being said, if you are, and specifically if you're Catholic, you may want to not read the rest of this.
PETAs baby Jesus shocker (from The Scoop):
A new ad campaign that shows the Virgin Mary breastfeeding Jesus has shocked and infuriated some members of the Catholic Church.
A billboard recently went up in Jackson, Miss., showing the image and the words, If It Was Good Enough for Jesus . . . . The sign has already caused a stir in the town, where some area residents demanded it be removed.
The people behind the ad say that's not likely to happen. “What should seriously offend the people of Mississippi is that they have the highest rate of infant mortality and the lowest rate of breastfeeding” said Bruce Friedrich of PETA, the group behind the billboard, which can be seen here.
The dairy industry, a multibillion dollar industry, profits off of the suffering of! mothers who dont know that theyre harming their babies by feeding them dairy products.
But People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals not only refuses to take down the billboard, the activist group is going nationwide with the campaign. That has some
religious groups complaining that the image is blasphemous.
“They've gone too far this time,” Catholic League president William Donohue told
the Scoop. “The idea of showing the Blessed Mother breastfeeding baby Jesus to make a cheap point about vegetarian rights is outrageous.”
And for the curious, here's the billboard: