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Parents boycott ‘Peter Rabbit’ over ‘allergy bullying’

Protective parents are angrily boycotting the new “Peter Rabbit” movie for encouraging what they say is, “allergy bullying.” Sony’s new live action film, based on the beloved Beatrix Potter tale, contains a scene where a gang of bunnies attack a farmer by throwing blackberries at him — knowing he’s allergic to them. Farmer Tom McGregor swallows one of the berries, struggles to inject himself with an EpiPen, goes into anaphylaxis shock and collapses. This didn’t sit well with moms whose kids have allergies. “As a mother of a toddler allergic to several foods, I am disgusted that Sony would make a joke out of flicking an allergen at a food allergic individual. Doing so is aggravated assault!” one mom tweeted, using ...