Punish Man Who Reportedly Punched a Camel

Target: Howard Keith Hall, County Attorney for Pike County, Kentucky

Goal: Demand the maximum penalty for the man who was reportedly caught on video punching a camel.

A viral video showed a man hitting a camel. The camel belonged to a Kentucky-based ranch and was to be used as part of a living Nativity scene. Demand justice for this innocent camel.

“Those poor camels have been smacked, kicked, choked by being pulled to the ground every time they try and stand up. My kids and I are absolutely heartbroken seeing them treat the camels this way,” stated Tiffany Sparks, a witness to the alleged abuse. Her video, showing the man hitting the camel, was uploaded to Facebook and went viral.

The man in the video is alleged to be Joseph P. Price, who has now been fired from the 5-H ranch and charged with animal cruelty. The living Nativity scene has been cancelled. Sign below to demand the maximum penalty in this case.


Dear County Attorney Hall,

A shocking video showed a man hitting a camel. The camel was to be a part of a living Nativity scene, which has since been cancelled. We demand justice for this innocent camel.

The video displayed a disturbing interaction between a ranch worker and a camel. The man appeared to want the camel to lie down. When the camel did not comply, the worker used force, punching the camel in the face. Witnesses recorded the interaction and posted it on Facebook, garnering over 130,000 views in just two days. The man shown in the video is alleged to be Joseph P. Price.

Animals are not here to do man’s bidding and they do not deserve to be abused. We demand that you seek the maximum penalty in this case.


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  1. Find out the name of this scumbag who abused the poor camel and publish his name all over. Let him have his day too. Such ruthless unkind individuals must be subjected to public and the society. The world need to know the violent evil persons, no matter where they live.

  2. Attorney Hall, the public is sick and tired of animal abuse!! When will these monsters get prosecuted! Another “warning”. No, taxpayers want animal abusers prosecuted to the full extent of the already pitiful weak laws! When will it stop?

  3. ROSEMARY Anderson says:

    What a vile backward git this man is. Someone catch him and punch him. People like him are the scum of the earth.

  4. All line up and punch the bastards teeth out. We can all take turns

  5. How lovely for children to see on the holidays…
    What kind of brainiac decides to use live animals? Do not you know that people have become so jaded and uncaring and heartless it’s disgusting vile and is in direct opposition to the idea of this holiday. What kind of sickos run that ranch…Close the ranch these animals do NOT deserve this abuse!

  6. Any heavyweight boxers out there fancy a few rounds with a rotten coward? Joseph Price needs a few lessons.

  7. Cynthia Gannon says:

    As they know who he is I hope they prosecute him. This vermin kind of person all too often slip through the cracks of justice. Prosecute, prosecute and keep on prosecuting. They might get the message.

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