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  • Feb
  • 27

Cloris Leachman Takes On ‘Ag Gag’

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Last year, PETA and other animal advocates successfully defeated “ag gag” bills in Florida, New York, Minnesota, and Iowa. Now, another “ag gag” bill that would make it illegal to shoot video on a factory farm has just passed in the House of Representatives in Utah. And once again, we’re fighting back against this unconstitutional measure.

Flush from her success in her home state of Iowa , Raising …

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  • Mar
  • 2

Victory! Utah Pound Seizure Stopped

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Following PETA’s undercover investigation and an intense year-long campaign, the University of Utah (also known as “the U”) has announced that it will no longer purchase dogs and cats from North Utah Valley Animal Shelter (NUVAS) —or any other animal shelter—to be used in invasive and deadly experiments. Since the U was the last Utah purchaser of homeless animals for use in experiments, this victory …

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  • Feb
  • 9

Utah Hospital Halts Cruel Cat Lab!

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We are very happy to report that as a result of pressure from PETA and more than 25,000 of our supporters, Utah’s Primary Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) has announced that it is canceling plans to torment cats in a cruel and archaic training exercise at an upcoming conference!

The cats—who would have been purchased from a local animal shelter —were slated to have hard plastic tubes …

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  • Dec
  • 31

PETA’s Top Victories of 2010

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2010 was an outstanding year for PETA. In addition to celebrating 30 years of fighting to end the suffering of animals, PETA scored a number of remarkable victories. Here are a few of them:

1. Professional Laboratory and Research Services (PLRS) : PLRS surrendered nearly 200 dogs and more than 50 cats and shut its doors just one week after PETA released the results …

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  • Dec
  • 23

Early Christmas Gift for Dog Saved From Lab

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Yes, there is a Santa Claus—at least there is for Sheena, a lovable mutt who was slated to be used in cruel experiments at the University of Utah (the U) but is now safe in a foster home.Sheena’s former guardian, Gayle, reluctantly surrendered the dog to the North Utah Valley Animal Shelter (NUVAS) in hopes of finding her a new home because Sheena wasn’t getting along with …

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