Neeson’s Home Attacked By Animal Rights Activists


Animal rights activists attacked actor Liam Neeson’s home in New York, after he showed support for the city’s horse-drawn carriage tradition.

The actor is a longtime opponent of plans by Mayor Bill De Blasio to put an end to the city’s popular tourist attraction, and replace the horse-drawn carriages with old cars. He argued the change will affect many people and their livelihoods.

50 People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals supporters gathered outside his home with signs and slogans saying “Liam Neeson: Stop Supporting Cruelty!” and “Worked to Death!” on Saturday, April 19.

Senior Vice President Dan Mathews from PETA, released a statement on that reads,

“Neeson and his carriage cronies – who are working with horse-slaughter proponents – are willfully misleading the public about the routine cruelty that horses in New York’s carriage industry endure.”

Neeson did not appear during their visit and still hasn’t commented on the situation.

Liam recently wrote an open letter for the Mayor Blasio in the New York Times with the headline stating ‘Carriages belong in Central Park’.

“New York’s horse carriages have made an estimated six million trips in traffic over the last 30 years. In that time, just four horses have been killed as a result of collisions with motor vehicles, with no human fatalities,”

he wrote.


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