The future King of England and his bride-to-be have been sent a faux-silk sari and sherwani patterned jacket, worn by couples in traditional Indian weddings, by the Indian branch of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA.L), the group said on Monday.
"We hope Kate and William enjoy our cruelty-free gift as a symbol of compassion and love for each other and all creatures on their special day," said Poorva Joshipura, Chief Functionary of PETA India.
Around 1,500 silkworms are killed to produce 100 grams of silk, used in many traditional garments in India, the world's biggest consumer and second-largest producer of the fabric after China, a PETA release said.
"and I stand
upon a mountain
made of weak and useless men"
He's gone fox hunting too. He's not about to betray his class.
"If you want to know where you would have stood on slavery before the civil war, don't look at where you stand on slavery today, look at where you stand on animal rights." - Paul Watson.
Every animal you eat
was running for her life
The Royal Family aren't going to change.. Heck, ermine still has to be produced for certain ceremonial gowns, the lining of crowns etc. The Queen's speech at the opening of Parliament is on vellum. Just two examples. It's not going to change. It won't.