Misdirected theft in Portland stops would-be class on how to slaughter chickens

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Some animal-rights activists are calling Gabriel Holt “a terrorist and a pervert,” but the Reed College senior says he just wants to teach people about responsible eating.

Holt planned to lead a chicken-slaughtering class—and a subsequent barbecue—at his Eastmoreland home on Sunday, Jan. 24. He sent out a campus-wide email promoting the event, with the title “Chokin’ the Chicken.”

Members of the Animal Defense League (ADL) were not amused. They publicized the event on the Portland Indymedia website, including the address of the off-campus house where Holt lives.

Full story: The Wrong Chickens – Portland Mercury