Target: Victoria’s Secret CEO, Sharen Jester Turney
Goal: Don’t test on animals in order to sell products in China
After vowing not to test its products on animals, Victoria’s Secret has admitted that it plans to expand its company to China, where it will follow China’s requirements to test the products on animals first.
Victoria’s Secret was once on PETA’s list of companies that proudly did not test on animals, but it seems the company has reneged on its promise. Companies in China pay for cruel testing tactics, such as dripping harsh chemicals onto the eyes and skin of animals to see how they react. Despite the fact that scientific breakthroughs have led to other alternatives to testing on animals, Chinese officials still refuse to incorporate these studies into their requirements.
Animal cruelty is not accepted when it involves a dog being beaten by its master, but if a popular company tortures animals in a lab, it goes largely unnoticed by the populace. This needs to change and the only way to do that is to tell Victoria’s Secret and other large companies that we will not tolerate animals being subjected to cruel testing. Please sign the petition below to urge Victoria’s Secret not to support animal testing in China.
Dear Ms. Sharen Turney,
As CEO of a large brand as Victoria’s Secret, your decisions on how to allow your business to grow and profit are important. However, your recent decision to expand Victoria’s Secret to China where it will be required to test on animals is the wrong decision.
Victoria’s Secret made a promise to no longer test on animals and this earned your company significant praise. It is sad to see Victoria’s Secret take such a huge step backwards and push to test on animals despite this promise. Putting harsh chemicals in the eyes and skin of innocent animals is wrong and not needed when we have just as scientifically accurate alternative methods available.
Please do not agree to test on animals per China’s requirement. Victoria’s Secret can take a stand with other companies that have sworn off animal testing and remain a cruelty-free brand as it had been before, but only if you act now and do not allow animal testing.
[Your Name Here]
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