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Pig scramble?!

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UPDATE! The church canceled the pig scramble in response to widespread opposition. Thank you to the church for this compassionate decision and for all those who spoke up for the pigs!

On July 4, the Bridge Foursquare Church in Christiansburg, Virginia, has scheduled a "Greased Pig Scramble" at its "Old Fashioned July Fourth Celebration." These events typically involve frantic groups of people chasing, grabbing at, and tackling terrified pigs in pens lined with screaming crowds. Pigs often sustain severe injuries such as broken limbs and backs. Politely urge the Bridge Foursquare Church to cancel the Greased Pig Scramble by emailing Joey Lyons, Youth/Associate Pastor, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , and Becky Sellers, Children's Ministry Director, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . And please, spread this alert far and wide!