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Not all bullies are in the
schoolyard—some are in the kitchen.
PETA Certificate of Appreciation
recipient Abby Casarella talks about organizing her first protest
and other easier-than-she-expected activism accomplishments.
Oliver Stone's latest
war movie is just as gritty as you'd expect—but with a plot twist you won't see
Asian hottie Jay Sean cements his
place in the ladies' hearts by speaking up for animals in shelters, circuses,
and fur farms in an exclusive interview with PETA.
Urge Shriners International to
stop funding cruel burn experiments at the University of Texas Medical Branch
at Galveston in which dogs, sheep, pigs, and mice are subjected to third-degree
burns on as much as 40 percent of their bodies.
Despite several appeals from
PETA, GOLDMARK Property Management,
Inc., and Sand Companies, Inc.—property management groups that own
multiple apartment complexes in Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, and
Nebraska—require tenants to declaw their cats. Urge them to join the many property management groups that
do not require these cruel and unnecessary multiple amputations.
Write to your U.S. senators and ask them to oppose the Sportsmen's
Heritage Act of 2012 (H.R. 4089), which would open federal public lands to
hunting. It would also allow officials to build dams to support fishing and
allow hunters to import "trophy" polar bears killed in Canada.
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Update: Thanks in part to those of you who responded to our action alert,
a trapped bird at Island Lake
Public School was
rescued after a hole was cut in a window frame. The young bird had fallen out
of his or her nest and had gotten trapped inside a wall.
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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.