In an effort to show that yes, they CAN protest anything, PETA is now up and arms over something that’s a few thousand years old, the Bible. What, did they just get around to reading it?
Animal activists say the Bible needs to be more considerate of God’s furry friends.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, has asked the Committee on Bible Translation to update the New International Version Bible to include more animal-friendly language, according to CNN.
In a letter to translators, the group called the Bible’s current text “speciesist” and requested that pronouns like “he” and “she” be used instead of “it” when referring to animals.
“The public now recognizes that animals are feeling, intelligent individuals, capable of joy and suffering,” PETA Vice President Bruce Friedrich wrote in the letter.
You know, sometimes, I just hate the world.