PETA Protestor Arrested in North Carolina

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Protestor Kayla Worden, 41, was arrested in Ashville, North Carolina on March 18.

According to the Chicago Sun Times,

[Worden] . . . was passing out leaflets from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) about 9 a.m. on Clark and Washington, wearing only a pair of shoes, green shorts, a St. Patrick’s Day hat and flowers covering her breasts, police spokeswoman JoAnn Taylor said.

Worden disrupted pedestrian and car traffic and refused to stop passing leaflets “while improperly clothed,” Taylor said. She was arrested about midday and charged with disorderly conduct.


Semi-nude animal rights activist arrested. Ana Mendieta, Chicago Sun-Times, March 18, 2003.

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