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U.S. Department of Labor Sues Race Horse Trainer Steve Asmussen After PETA Investigation

U.S. Department of Labor Sues Race Horse Trainer Steve Asmussen After PETA Investigation

Posted on June 29, 2015 | Written by PETA

The U.S. Department of Labor is suing Steve Asmussen for violations of federal law.

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Florida Congress Members Want Investigation of Primate Products, Inc.

Florida Congress Members Want Investigation of Primate Products, Inc.

Posted on June 29, 2015 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

Members of Congress are going after Primate Products, Inc., where it hurts—in the bank account.

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New Lawsuit Could Determine Chicken Slaughter in California Is Illegal © iStock.com/imagedepotpro

New Lawsuit Could Determine Chicken Slaughter in California Is Illegal

Posted on June 29, 2015 | Written by PETA

Electrical stunning, which leaves an estimated one-third of chickens conscious while their throats are slit, may violate state law.

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Does Dissection Teach Kids to ‘Devalue Life’? © iStock.com/Smalldebibishop

Does Dissection Teach Kids to ‘Devalue Life’?

Posted on June 29, 2015 | Written by Paula Moore

Noting controversial video footage showing students in Oklahoma dancing with cat corpses, Miami–Dade County schools have banned cat dissections.

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She Went Home to Die—and Then Something Amazing Happened

She Went Home to Die—and Then Something Amazing Happened

Posted on June 29, 2015 | Written by Alisa Mullins

The vet gave Soupster six months to live, but she had other plans.

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Morrissey’s Answer to Rationalizations About Eating Meat ©StarMaxInc.com

Morrissey’s Answer to Rationalizations About Eating Meat

Posted on June 26, 2015 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

Even people who say they object to animal suffering are quite adept at finding ways to rationalize eating meat. And Morrissey is quite adept at refuting them.

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Why This University of Kentucky Grad Is Happy to See UK Lose © iStock.com/Arpad Benedek

Why This University of Kentucky Grad Is Happy to See UK Lose

Posted on June 26, 2015 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

I have fond memories of the University of Kentucky, and I’ll always cheer for the Cats. But my alma mater just took a loss that I’m happy about.

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Officer: ‘The Poor Dog Did Not Make It’ © iStock.com/Birkholz

Officer: ‘The Poor Dog Did Not Make It’

Posted on June 26, 2015 | Written by Alisa Mullins

Hot weather can be deadly, especially for dogs who are penned or chained outside.

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A Congress Member and Vegan Pâté: A Recipe for Helping People

A Congress Member and Vegan Pâté: A Recipe for Helping People

Posted on June 25, 2015 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

It doesn’t take an act of Congress to help people and animals at the same time.

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Video: Watch These Cows Outsmart a Bunch of Humans

Video: Watch These Cows Outsmart a Bunch of Humans

Posted on June 25, 2015 | Written by Alisa Mullins

You’ll never look at cows the same way after watching this video.

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The Real Suffering of That Free-Range Chicken © iStock.com/borchee

The Real Suffering of That Free-Range Chicken

Posted on June 25, 2015 | Written by PETA

PETA President Ingrid E. Newkirk explains the disconnect that allows people to exclude animals from empathy and how to close the gap.

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Bold Street Art Installation ‘Imprisions’ Baby Monkeys Across D.C. ©Dan Witz/ DanWitzStreetArt

Bold Street Art Installation ‘Imprisions’ Baby Monkeys Across D.C.

Posted on June 25, 2015 | Written by PETA

PETA Joins Dan Witz in Spreading Message that NIH’s Maternal Deprivation Experiments are Unacceptable.

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What Is a ‘V’irkin and Why Have We Sent One to Victoria Beckham? © StarMaxInc.com

What Is a ‘V’irkin and Why Have We Sent One to Victoria Beckham?

Posted on June 25, 2015 | Written by PETA

Victoria Beckham is known for her love of exotic-skin Birkin bags, but in the wake of yesterday’s shocking exposé of Hermès’ suppliers’ cruelty to animals, we hope she’ll reconsider.

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Congress Puts Cruel Monkey Experiments Under the Microscope

Congress Puts Cruel Monkey Experiments Under the Microscope

Posted on June 24, 2015 | Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post

Following pleas from Dr. Jane Goodall, James Cromwell, and Bob Barker, Congress calls for an ethical review of NIH’s cruel baby-monkey experiments.

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Exposed: Crocodiles and Alligators Factory-Farmed for Hermès ‘Luxury’ Goods ITN Source/Reuters 2009

Exposed: Crocodiles and Alligators Factory-Farmed for Hermès ‘Luxury’ Goods

Posted on June 24, 2015 | Written by PETA

Thousands of crocodiles and alligators are crammed into concrete pits and filthy pools—all killed for their skin before even reaching adulthood.

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