PETA ASKS FOR “DEAD TURKEY” MONUMENT ON GORDON DRIVE

PETA ASKS FOR “DEAD TURKEY” MONUMENT ON GORDON DRIVE

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THE ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUP KNOWN AS “PETA” WANTS TO ERECT A TEN FOOT TALL MONUMENT ON GORDON DRIVE TO REMEMBER SEVERAL HUNDRED TURKEYS THAT DIED WHEN A TRUCK TOPPLED OVER EARLIER THIS MONTH.

THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION HAS RECEIVED A LETTER FROM ALEX MOORE OF PEOPLE FOR THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF ANIMALS, REQUESTING D-O-T PERMISSION TO PLACE A 10 FOOT HIGH TOMBSTONE FOR ONE MONTH ON THE RIGHT OF WAY ON GORDON DRIVE AND SOUTH ALICE WHERE THE APRIL 12TH ACCIDENT OCCURRED.

MOORE SAYS OVER 500 TURKEYS DIED IN THE CRASH, AND THAT PETA WOULD SUPPLY THE MEMORIAL.

DAKIN SCHULTZ OF SIOUX CITY’S IOWA D-O-T OFFICE SAYS THE AGENCY HAS STRICT POLICIES REGARDING ROADSIDE MEMORIALS:


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SCHULTZ SAYS THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION WILL SEND A RESPONSE TO PETA’S REQUEST EXPLAINING THEIR POLICY.