Jimmy Carter’s Turkey Hunting Ruffles PETA’s Feathers
Former President Jimmy Carter’s “main concern” after undergoing hip surgery was he’d fail to kill the maximum allowed number of turkeys this hunting season, a thought that earned him condemnation from animal-rights group PETA.
The Carter Center announced the injury on Monday, saying Carter fell as he was leaving to go turkey hunting. “Carter said his main concern is that turkey season ends this week, and he has not reached his limit,” the statement said. “He hopes the State of Georgia will allow him to rollover the unused limit to next year.”
Ingrid Newkirk, PETA’s president, told the Washington Free