Behind the Meme
Fun Fact: The infamous "Every time you masturbate, God kills a kitten" meme was created by BarFly's founder, Jen Lane, and first appeared in BarFly Magazine #1, published in Portland, Oregon, in May 1999.
Jen Lane made the Stop the Slaughter 'ad' at the last minute, just before going to press with the first issue of BarFly Magazine, when she realized she had completely effed up and was one page short on the layout. It was based on a favorite, amongst countless, tasteless jokes passed around the Sunday dinner table of her step-father's family of hilariously lapsed-Catholics, in suburban New York.
Read up on it at knowyourmeme.com!