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  • May
  • 26

Despite ‘Responsible Down Standards,’ Farms Still Live-Plucking Geese

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Eighty percent of the world’s down and feathers come from China, so PETA and PETA Asia went there to document how these feathers are often obtained.

  • May
  • 22

Blood on the Tracks: Two Horses Die on Preakness Day

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On Saturday, May 21, 2016, the world received yet another reminder that when you support horse racing, you support drug abuse.

  • May
  • 19

What Baby Girl Taught Me

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A PETA observer shares her feelings working at a pig farm that supplies Whole Foods. When I was hired to work at a so-called ”humane” farm that raises pigs for Whole Foods markets, it was the first time in my life that I had ever worked with pigs. It had never really sunk in before […]

  • May
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Second Person to Receive Peter Singer Prize, After Singer: Ingrid Newkirk

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The group that established the Peter Singer Prize chose its namesake as the first recipient. After Singer, they chose Ingrid Newkirk.

  • May
  • 11

Learn Makeup Tips and Help Animals at the Same Time—Now That’s Beautiful

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Got 90 minutes? Canadian sisters, PETA Business Friends, and makeup artists extraordinaire Samantha and Andrea McLeod would like to show you some of their favorite beauty tips and tricks in the first-ever all-vegan online beauty course, their Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Class. The course is divided into 21 segments that students can complete at their own pace, […]

  • May
  • 4

How Horse Racing Rewards Drug Abusers

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In most sports, medication abuse is taken seriously. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens have been denied induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame repeatedly. Lance Armstrong was stripped of all seven of his Tour de France victories and has been banned for life from sanctioned cycling events. But in horse racing, the abusers are elected […]

  • May
  • 3

Cowspiracy Co-Creator Honored for Sticking His Neck Out for Animals

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How can we be an unstoppable force for animals? PETA President Ingrid Newkirk—who was once arrested at a pigeon shoot in Pennsylvania after rushing onto the field to free the birds—spells it out in her Unstoppable tour: “Sticking our necks out for animals can change the world.” That was the message Newkirk—who also dragged a […]

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