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  • Oct
  • 20

Kathy Najimy Honored at Sublime Restaurant for Helping Animals

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Everyone who knows Kathy Najimy knows that she’s as compassionate as she is comedic—especially the folks at PETA, considering that Kathy has been helping us stop cruelty to animals for more than a decade. We decided it was high time to repay some of Kathy’s kindness, so we honored her with a Compassionate Action Award and a celebration at PETA patron Nanci Alexander’s terrific vegan restaurant, Sublime , …

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  • Oct
  • 15

No More Chains: One Elephant’s Story

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If you can love a book after having gone through a box of tissues, then the author has done something very right. Carol Bradley is that author, and the book is Last Chain on Billie: How One Extraordinary Elephant Escaped the Big Top. Even for those who already know about the desperate plight of captive elephants, this …

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  • Oct
  • 13

PETA in Motor City? You Better Believe It!

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PETA’s president takes Detroit by storm on her “Naked Truth” tour and gives awards to local animal rights activists and a vegan restaurant.

While in Detroit on her Naked Truth   international speaking tour, PETA President Ingrid Newkirk presented PETA’s Compassionate Business Award to Detroit Vegan Soul restaurant, Detroit’s first 100 percent vegan soul food café. PETA’s Hero to Animals Award went …

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  • Oct
  • 2

Parents and Grandparents: Check Out the New PETA Kids Website!

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PETA is pleased to have launched its newly redone little kids’ website, PETA Kids , last month, thanks to the generous support of two wonderful PETA members!

PETA Kids is an animal rights organization that helps kids 12 and under learn all about how to help animals. We believe that it’s not cool to use animals for food , clothing , experiments , or entertainment or to …

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  • Oct
  • 1

Help Us Pick the Winners in PETA’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50 Contest!

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It was tough, but we’ve picked the finalists in our Sexiest Vegan Over 50 contest. Now it’s time to vote for your favorite to help us decide who should be crowned the winners!

So what is it about being vegan that keeps our finalists so fit, attractive, and energetic? Veggie foods keep us in peak condition by providing us with all the nutrients that we need, minus …

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  • Sep
  • 22

Sam Simon Hosts PETA’s Vegan Luau and Pig Toast

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Every animal advocate knows that pigs don’t want to be roasted —these smart, social animals deserve to be toasted! So for our fall fundraiser, PETA held a vegan luau and pig toast at the beautiful Pacific Palisades, California, home of longtime PETA member Sam Simon .

Comedian Bill Maher , actors Holly Marie Combs , Jennifer Tilly , and Victoria Summer , TV hosts Lisa Bloom and Dr. Jenn Berman , and NFL star Bret Lockett came out to enjoy the food as …

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  • Sep
  • 17

PETA Prime Book Club: ‘Animal Madness’

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Laurel Braitman’s Animal Madness : How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves is a beautifully written, heartfelt, and often heartbreaking look at the ways in which animals, like humans, can “suffer from emotional thunderstorms that make [their] lives more difficult, and sometimes impossible.” It won’t surprise Prime readers to hear that in many cases, …

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