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In 2016, for instance, following a demonstration by protesters from PETA U.K. and other animal-protection groups, the city's mayor spoke out against the festival for the first time ever. “[T]his is a debate that sooner or later we will have to put on the table,” he said. “For a very simple reason, and that is that ...
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Last week, Drake made an exciting announcement: He's vegetarian. During a livestream, the Canadian rapper confessed that he no longer eats animals: “I don't eat meat anymore. But I enjoy pineapple on pizza though.” We're all about Drake's new animal-friendly eating. To say congrats, PETA has sent ...
A whistleblower has released to PETA deeply disturbing video footage from the set of Chinese director Hao Ning's upcoming film, Crazy Alien, which appears to show a young German shepherd locked inside a cage, suspended 20 feet in the air, spun around by a crane, and then plunged into a frigid, ...
In fact, if you want to learn more information about General Mills' animal testing policy, you'll have to get it from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), which is claiming a central role in getting the Fortune 500 food industry leader to change its ways. In February 2016, PETA research-associated ...
To mark this compassionate and business-savvy decision, PETA is joining forces with von Holzhausen to give away a beautiful Technik-Leather Shopper bag in white. Simply follow PETA and von Holzhausen on Instagram on March 5 through 9 for your chance to win!

Yup, World Spay Day (the last Tuesday of February) is totally a thing, and PETA celebrates every year. In honor of this ... PETA's mobile clinics have sterilized more than 151,000 animals since the program's inception in 2001, preventing the births of hundreds of thousands of unwanted kittens and puppies.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is offering up to $5,000 for help catching the person who stomped to death a young opossum in a video that was posted to Instagram recently. The person in the video is believed to be a high school student in Colbert County, according to the local animal control ...
During the opening Iditarod Ceremonial Start, a group of PETA supporters gathered around five headstones—engraved with the name, age, and cause of death of each dog who died during the 2017 Iditarod. PETA will also lead a second protest outside the race's Willow restart and another at the race's end ...
OMAHA, Neb. — The University of Nebraska Medical Center now has unwanted attention from a national organization: PETA. UNMC recently discovered one of the drugs in a study involving monkeys was wrong, and now PETA has filed a complaint. “We're still fact finding. We're still under investigation as ...
SAN DIEGO -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals protested outside SeaWorld on Sunday morning to demand that the theme park release its orcas. Seizing on the departure of former chief executive Joel Manby last week, PETA is taking this time to call on the company to release its whales into sea ...
For nearly six months, Flint was locked inside a filthy wooden box. His brother was locked in a box next to him. After Flint's brother starved to death, the body was left there to rot. Flint was desperate to escape, and as this new video shows, he got his chance when PETA worked with local animal control ...
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals filed a complaint about the incident with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. A PETA official said an individual informed her through an intermediary that rhesus macaques were killed in a botched scientific trial at UNMC. “We have to be super careful to say these ...
Which other animal rights organization could help send animal abusers to jail, spearhead funding cuts for twisted experiments, and push fraternities to go vegan? These victories—and numerous others this past month—are just par for the course at PETA. Our activists never get tired of winning for animals.
Well, now we've heard everything. A North Carolina man spotted one of PETA's distinctive Community Animal Project vans in his neighborhood and flagged it down to make an unusual request of the fieldworker. He wanted to give up his 18-month-old Lhasa apso mix—who was friendly, affectionate, playful ...
The dog, which reportedly had missing hair, tapeworms and severely swollen genitals, was confiscated by Escambia County authorities after a resident complained to the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals in November. Brandon Myers, 29, the dog's owner, is facing a felony charge of causing cruel ...
In an interview with Variety on Tuesday, Barbra Streisand revealed that she had cloned her beloved Coton de Tulear dog, Samantha, who died last year. PETA, the organization with an uncanny knack for knowing when a famous person is behaving questionably around animals, has caught wind of the ...

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree. Especially when that apple is model and animal advocate Ireland Basinger-Baldwin. Her mom, Kim Basinger, was one of the first celebrities to pose nude for PETA's iconic “I'd Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur” campaign. And now, it's Ireland's turn. Here's the vegan beauty looking ...
As this disturbing new footage shows, elephant Bambi clearly favors her left hind leg, holding it up several times while she's walking, indicating pain or discomfort. During the performance, she's reluctant to lie down and does so only when the handler pushes her to the ground. She's very slow to rise and ...
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a person who shot a dog in Isle of Wight County. The family of the dog, named Ranger, found him with a gunshot wound March 6, according to Isle of Wight County ...
That's because it's not right, as PETA has been telling the designer since the 1990s, with runway disruptions, ads, action alerts to our supporters, and meetings with the label. Versace has finally realized that it's unconscionable to cage, bludgeon, electrocute, and skin animals—who are no different from her ...
Activist group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), however, insists it knows what aliens don't like. It's placed billboards in Roswell, New Mexico, scene of a rumored alien spacecraft crash, and Devils Tower, Wyoming, the location for "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," to insist aliens love ...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – PETA is offering a hefty award for information on the driver who ran over a family's dog. Last week, a stranger in a black Camaro was caught on camera hitting the Curry family's dog, Jude. Security footage showed Jude trying to get back up, and the Camaro just driving away.
It isn't just film critics who are giving genre movies one of their best awards seasons in recent memory: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has just handed out its inaugural batch of awards for the year's most animal-friendly movies — and it's top-loaded with sci-fi and fantasy flicks. Perhaps ...
Next in our feature series on the powerful women who run PETA, we hear from the remarkable Kathy Guillermo. If you missed our recent feature from Poorva Joshipura who details how a strong PETA family helped her overcome vicious sexism from critics, check it out here. For nearly 30-years, Kathy has worked to expose ...
Sure, some great films will be honored at the 90th Academy Awards this year (some of which even made our list!), but praising movies for advancing the cause of animal rights in the entertainment industry isn't the focus of those awards. That's why PETA's Animals in Film and Television Division created its ...
The PETA International Science Consortium previously sponsored a training seminar on the OECD QSAR Toolbox—a cutting-edge software program that uses a set of computational tools to predict a chemical's toxicity. Altogether, Consortium members have contributed millions of dollars toward improving ...
Spirit Airlines faces a public relations mess after an employee allegedly told a customer to flush her hamster down a toilet in order to board a flight, even though she had previously received the OK to bring the small rodent aboard. NEW: Spirit Airlines pushed me to flush my emotional-support hamster down ...
February is National Spay/Neuter Awareness Month, and Dr. Drew Pinsky is leading the charge to fix the homeless-animal crisis. He launched the effort today at an apropos location: PETA's Los Angeles headquarters, the Bob Barker Building, named in honor of another well-known spay/neuter advocate.
Logan Paul is teaching millions of his young followers to be cruel to animals with his dead rat taser video -- this according to PETA, which now wants the clip yanked. Lisa Lange -- PETA's Senior Vice President -- tells TMZ that the video posted this week showing Logan repeatedly firing a taser at a dead rat ...
PETA often uses dramatic ways to make a statement (such as throwing red paint on fur coats), but the numbers tell the facts. The group has euthanized ... For professing to love and protect animals, members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sure kill a lot of them. The group has euthanized ...
"Scientists have shown that fish become depressed from a lack of space, stimulation, and adequate enrichment, just as humans do," says PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman. "More than 620 shopping malls nationwide now prohibit or restrict animal exhibits, and PETA is thanking Westfield for an ...
PETA's Super Bowl ad will not be airing during the big game but instead has been released online. The largest animal rights organization in the world filmed a commercial starring the outspoken vegan and Green Mile actor James Cromwell. The ad is meant to encourage veganism.
“The Volkswagen Group clearly distances itself from all forms of animal cruelty. Animal testing contradicts our own ethical standards,” a representative from German carmaker Volkswagen wrote to PETA on Saturday, after news broke of the company's horrendous animal experiment that had been rigged to ...
Kooples global chief executive officer Nicolas Dreyfus said: “One day I received a call from PETA asking to sit down. They came to my office and showed me a video and said, 'You have to stop using fur. You have a powerful name and a huge network, I'm sure you can help make it stop.' I didn't see that ...
Whether you're a brand-new vegan or a seasoned pro, it's always exciting to discover great new animal-free products at your local grocery store. Unfortunately, in our busy lives today, not everyone has the time to scour ingredient lists, aisle by aisle, to find new vegan products. That's why we've done the ...
A giant mutilated “mouse” and more than 30 PETA supporters greeted staff at the Department of Health & Human Services in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to protest wasteful experiments on animals. With signs proclaiming, “Sepsis Tests: Mice Suffer, No Human Benefits,” the protesters called on the ...
You're going to think twice about eating chicken wings after watching PETA's new super bowl commercial, released online Wednesday. In the controversial ad, religion meets animal rights activism, as renowned actor and longtime PETA supporter James Cromwell portrays a priest hearing the confession of ...
Women have always ruled PETA—from its founding in 1980 by our president, Ingrid Newkirk, to today, with women holding seven of our 10 top executive positions, including the very top two. Tough, smart, and strategic females make up a whopping 80 percent of our workforce, and together, we're changing the world for our ...
PETA is praising Tokyo-based Yakult Honsha, which makes probiotic products that are sold in the U.S. and around the world, for ending all experiments on animals. Just weeks after PETA contacted the company, it agreed to ban the studies on animals that it had been conducting in order to make health ...
Next in our feature series on Powerful PETA Women, we hear from Vice President of International Affairs for The PETA Foundation UK, Poorva Joshipura. Also check out the features from Tracy Reiman and Lisa Lange for their takes on what life has been like at PETA.
Fans of The X-Files may never get an answer to the “did they or didn't they” question about a relationship between Special Agents Mulder and Scully, but one thing is certain: The actor behind Scully—longtime PETA supporter Gillian Anderson—would rather go naked than wear fur. “I found it liberating to use my body to ...
Many of us in the animal rights movement had to unlearn senseless habits that harm animals. But this wasn't the case for longtime PETA member, supporter, and Action Team activist Coby Siegenthaler. Even in childhood, she was a friend to animals, and she kept working for their liberation until her final ...
What is the natural human diet? Are humans natural meat-eaters? Quick test: When you see dead animals on the side of the road, are you tempted to stop and snack on them? Do you daydream about killing cows with your bare hands and eating them raw? If you answered “no” to these questions, then, like it or not, you're ...
... but the problem has just begun for wildlife who were lucky enough to survive the fires. We've all been through so much. Let's not declare war on our animal neighbors who are simply trying to survive. Lisa Lange. Senior vice president of communications. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
San Bernardino authorities reportedly arrested a 16-year-old boy this week on suspicion of felony animal abuse after a video posted to Snapchat apparently showed him throwing a cat high into the air and onto a street, prompting TeachKind—PETA's humane education division—to send letters today to ...
Last month, a resident of Capitan, New Mexico, let his four dogs outside, and two of them took off running after a deer. When they didn't come home, he frantically posted fliers around the area. On November 29, he received devastating news: A hunter had discovered the dogs two weeks earlier, dead in the ...
Mumbai: In a bid to make choosing packaged food easier for vegans, the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has requested the ...
If we're serious about stopping climate change, we need to start by changing what we put on our plates. That's the message that PETA ...
Animal rights advocates have to be braver, wittier, and more tenacious than the industries we're up against. And PETA members have got guts ...


 

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