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  • Nov
  • 13

Old Before Their Time

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nicole and karen

Anyone who suffers from arthritis knows how painful a disease it is. Even pulling a weed or buttoning a blouse can be just too difficult. Senior citizens aren’t the only ones who suffer from this debilitating condition. Elephants used in circuses are susceptible to developing arthritis because they spend most of their lives in chains. […]

  • Mar
  • 13

Evolution of an Advocate

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In 1988, I was flipping through a newspaper (this was in the days before the Internet) and saw a full-page PETA ad with a photo of a monkey in a vivisection restraining chair. At that time, I had never really thought about animal experimentation. Had I been asked about it, I would have considered it […]

  • Oct
  • 29

I Was Never a Protester Until…

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Among the ways I help animals by writing letters—lots of them. My letters are directed to the editors of newspapers and magazines, and they voice my opinion about articles regarding animal rights issues. I write letters for many reasons. One of those reasons is that I am somewhat shy and introverted, and being an “armchair […]

  • Aug
  • 31

Prime Inspirations: My Day at the Vans Warped Tour

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The following is a guest blog by Anna Ware, one of PETA’s stellar volunteer activists. In June, Ware pulled together a great protest against Carson & Barnes Circus that she not only organized and participated in but also paid for! When PETA’s youth arm, peta2, sailed into Atlanta along with the Vans Warped Tour, Ware again […]

  • Aug
  • 6

Prime Action Alert: Speak Out for Elephants!

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The first animal rights video that I ever viewed showed an elephant in a circus who seemed to snap during a performance. First, she went for the trainer (read: the man who beat her every day). Then, she ran out of the auditorium and into the street before rifles were leveled at her and she […]

  • Oct
  • 26

Victory! Ringling’s German Tour Canceled

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This post, written by Liz Graffeo, originally appeared on The PETA Files. When our friends at PETA Germany found out that Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus was scheduled to tour throughout Germany this November, they immediately got to work brainstorming ways to get the tour stopped. Since many Germans aren’t familiar with the […]

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