PETA Protest in Milwaukee OK’d by City Attorney, ACLU of WI Responds

Friday, May 6, 2011

On Wednesday May 7, Milwaukee City Attorney Grant Langley recognized the right of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals to demonstrate outside of a Menomonee Valley slaughterhouse, despite the objections of city Alderman Bob Donovan. A permit has been issued to the group for this Thursday’s demonstration.  “Alderman Donovan has a right to express his disagreement with PETA and their methods, and he certainly doesn’t have to watch their protest if he finds in unpleasant, but he doesn’t have a right to trample on the Constitution,” said ACLU of WI Executive Director Chris Ahmuty.