A Bull Vigil? You’re Kidding, Right?
Growing up on a farm, stories like this make me laugh. A group in New York City recently held a candlelight vigil - for a bull killed during a police chase.
With mourners holding candles, a group calling themselves "Vegans of New York" held a candlelight vigil in honor of "a life lost on the streets."
"We're here for our brother. We're paying respect to a life lost - a beautiful life."
The bull - who the group named Courage - escaped from a slaughterhouse in Queens and then led police on a long chase before being taken down with a tranquilizer gun.
Members of the group say they were so moved by this bull, "covered in feces, fighting for his freedom," that they felt they needed to "take their grief to the streets."
Now don't get me wrong, I'm an animal lover just like many of you - but holding a candlelight vigil for a bull? Come on!!! That's just dumb!!!
The bull escaped from where? - a slaughterhouse. That means he was eventually going to be made into hamburger and steaks whether the group liked it or not.
If we were talking about a dog or a horse - then maybe I could see their point - but it was a bull!!!
Being an old farm boy - who by the way was raised on a cattle farm - all I can say is, "I'll take my steak medium rare thank you!!!"
Source: ABC News Radio