Written by Michelle Kretzer
there a week that goes by when Russell Simmons doesn't do something awesome for animals? (Answer: no.) This week, the hip-hop
mogul and PETA's person of the year asked New York Gov. Andrew W. Cuomo to drop unhealthy
milk as New York's state
League Soccer MVP Dwayne
De Rosario, who has been vegan since he was 14, should be on
board—he shook up Millions
of Milkshakes with his own vegan creation.
wishes to another MVP, Baltimore Ravens running back Ricky Williams, who is retiring from the
sport. We're sure that our MVP of animal rights isn't retiring from helping animals.
hear that guests at vegetarian beauty Anne Hathaway's engagement party enjoyed delicious,
cruelty-free fare, including vegan burgers and cupcakes.
Planning your own vegan wedding? Check out our animal-friendly
tips for the big day.
the latest issue of Marie Claire, PETA
anti-fur star Eva Mendes
does more than just grace the cover with her beauty. In the spread, Eva talks
about ditching meat and the benefits it's brought to her life. Check out our
free vegetarian/vegan starter kit to find out how vegetarian meals can be great
for you and animals!
favorite vampire, Kellan
Lutz, is helping PETA purchase a new rescue van for our Community Animal Project. The star has also asked all his Twitter followers to help too.
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'n' roll legend and legendary champion for animals Chrissie Hynde
is urging Ohio to enforce its ban on the use of electric prods and similar
devices on animals when Ringling
and its bullhook-wielding
come to the state.
was Tosh.Oh-so-sweet this week when
he blasted cruel bull runs on his show.
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Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.