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Foie Gras protest (against eating livers of force fed ducks)

This Wednesday, November 17, 2004 we're educating consumers nationwide about a controversial dish made from the diseased and engorged liver of a force-fed duck or goose. The Heathman Hotel Restaurant, among the five area businesses still selling foie gras, are next in this campaign's spotlight, where a costumed duck will be "force fed" outside during tomorrow's lunch hour. 
3 times a day the a pipe is forced down the duck's throat
3 times a day the a pipe is forced down the duck's throat
duck locked in his cage until the next feeding
duck locked in his cage until the next feeding
When:   Wednesday, November 17th
Time:    11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Where:  The Heathman Hotel
            1001 SW Broadway (right next to the Schnitzer)

We have had our 2nd victory in the anti Foie Gras campaign! Although we are still confirming his statement, Mr. Hurley, owner of Hurley's Restaurant agreed Saturday night to remove Foie Gras from his menu. Portland animal advocates have made a presence at Hurley's restaurant every Friday and Saturday night for the last 3 weekends in a row asking Hurley's to remove Foie Gras from their menu.

Please join us to educate restaurant goers and passers-by about the cruelties behind the making of Foie Gras. This campaign is gaining momentum and victories and it is critical that we show strong support from local animal advocates at this point in the campaign so please, come to the demo if you can. Bring your friends, family, relatives, etc. We sent out a News Release to local media so if we end up getting the media to show up, a big crowd will send a powerful message!

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