bold film director Oliver
is no stranger to the horrors of the battlefield, both as an Army combat
veteran of Vietnam and from depictions of that war in his films Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, and Heaven
. Now Stone is shining a light on another disturbing side of
U.S. military operations by narrating PETA’s video exposé.

Leaked footage
shows a recent Coast
Guard trauma training drill
in which instructors are seen
breaking and cutting off the limbs of live goats with tree trimmers, stabbing
the animals, and pulling out their internal organs
. The goats moan and kick
during the mutilations—signs that they had not received adequate anesthesia. One instructor is heard cheerfully
whistling as he cuts off goats’ legs and a Coast Guard participant callously
jokes about writing songs about mutilating the animals.

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Article source: PETA Action Alerts

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