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  • Jan
  • 21

No Fairy-Tale Ending for Elephants

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In the face of growing public condemnation, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has finally conceded: It’s eliminating elephant acts this May instead of next year, bringing the lame and ailing animals some measure of relief from their days on end chained in stifling, reeking boxcars. But don’t pop the champagne corks just yet. […]

  • Dec
  • 1

Pope Francis Is PETA’s 2015 Person of the Year

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Pope Francis has made unprecedented statements urging Christians to treat all beings with kindness in accordance with their faith.  

  • Nov
  • 17

Victory! Kikkoman Ends Animal Tests

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Following a vigorous PETA campaign that included more than 100,000 protest e-mails, countless critical social media posts, scathing media stories, and phone call blitzes to the company’s U.S. offices, Kikkoman—the most popular soy sauce company in the U.S. and Japan—ended its long-standing practice of experimenting on animals. The company announced this morning that “Kikkoman has […]

  • Aug
  • 13

Patagonia’s ‘Sustainable Wool’ Supplier Exposed

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Eyewitness video shows workers plunging knives into the throats of conscious lambs and starting to skin them while they’re alive and moving.

  • Mar
  • 5

Ringling to Phase Out Elephant Acts by 2018, but Should Do It NOW

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For 35 years, PETA has protested Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus’ cruelty to elephants. PETA also caught Ringling’s abuse on video and released to the world a former Ringling trainer’s photos of the circus’s violent baby-elephant training to the world. We know that extreme abuse of these majestic animals occurs every single day, […]

  • May
  • 9

Make a Mother’s Day: Neuter and Spay

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For Lady, motherhood wasn’t something to celebrate. Chained to a dilapidated doghouse in a patch of weeds and muck, the skinny brown dog had no way to escape the advances of roaming male dogs when she came into heat. Before long, she was pregnant. She spent the long weeks of her pregnancy outdoors and alone, […]

  • Apr
  • 9

Yes, These Turtles Are Still Alive

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PETA rescue workers discovered the two turtles pictured below beside local roads. Although they were mortally wounded, both turtles were still alive and suffering immensely when we found them. They were quickly and mercifully put out of their  misery. As the weather warms up, turtles are becoming increasingly mobile. If you see a  turtle attempting […]

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