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California State Senate Votes to Ban Bullhooks © iStock.com/Kyslynskyy

California State Senate Votes to Ban Bullhooks

Posted on September 1, 2015 | Written by PETA

The California State Senate voted to ban bullhook use with elephants, making it the first state to do so.

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Why ‘Ethical’ Sourcing Labels Can’t Be Trusted © iStock.com/CelesteQuest

Why ‘Ethical’ Sourcing Labels Can’t Be Trusted

Posted on August 31, 2015 | Written by Anne Kellogg

When animals’ body parts are used for mass production, to be turned into wool coats or leather boots, cruelty will always be part of the process.

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Bird Abusers Get Blanket Immunity

Posted on August 31, 2015 | Written by Jeffrey S. Kerr

Thirteen years of government inaction has left birds wounded, dying, and dead in roadside zoos across the U.S.

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The ‘Frankenscience’ of Panda-Breeding Programs © iStock.com/Daniel Stein

The ‘Frankenscience’ of Panda-Breeding Programs

Posted on August 31, 2015 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

Judging by the National Zoo’s recent stage-managed “pandamonium,” its practices need to be examined closely and the hype seen for what it is.

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PETA International Science Consortium Gives Away $200,000 © iStock.com/serezniy

PETA International Science Consortium Gives Away $200,000

Posted on August 31, 2015 | Written by PETA

The PETA International Science Consortium funds a project to replace the use of animals in inhalation tests.

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‘Give Peas a Chance’ Banner Proposal Revisited Following Rejection

‘Give Peas a Chance’ Banner Proposal Revisited Following Rejection

Posted on August 28, 2015 | Written by PETA

Even a tiny banner Is better than none to deliver the universal message that kindness is the best religion of all.

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Jane Goodall Asks UPS to Stop Shipping Animal Trophies ©starmaxinc.com

Jane Goodall Asks UPS to Stop Shipping Animal Trophies

Posted on August 28, 2015 | Written by PETA

The iconic African wildlife defender penned a letter to the company urging it to stop shipping the carcasses of exotic animals.

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Victory! Everything Is About to Change for Chimpanzees in Laboratories © iStock.com/guentergini

Victory! Everything Is About to Change for Chimpanzees in Laboratories

Posted on August 28, 2015 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

New regulation stops chimpanzees from being subjected to experiments in U.S. laboratories.

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PETA’s Walter Palmer Halloween Costume Lets Cecil the Lion Win

PETA’s Walter Palmer Halloween Costume Lets Cecil the Lion Win

Posted on August 27, 2015 | Written by PETA

The costume features a plush lion taking a bloody bite out of the real-life killer.

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Former M.A.C. Model Pamela Anderson Urges Company To End Animal Tests

Former M.A.C. Model Pamela Anderson Urges Company To End Animal Tests

Posted on August 27, 2015 | Written by PETA

Actor pens letter on behalf of PETA urging cosmetics giant to go cruelty-free again.

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Is It Really a ‘Sport’ if Dozens of Competitors Die? © iStock.com/Roberto A Sanchez

Is It Really a ‘Sport’ if Dozens of Competitors Die?

Posted on August 27, 2015 | Written by PETA

Seventy-one deaths would decimate the New York Mets and Yankees, but it’s just business as usual for horse racing.

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What’s Worse Than Taking Candy From a Baby? This Is. (Video)

What’s Worse Than Taking Candy From a Baby? This Is. (Video)

Posted on August 27, 2015 | Written by Alisa Mullins

Get ready to have your heart broken at the 19-second mark.

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Manhandled Panda Cub Dies at Zoo © iStock.com/Daniel Stein

Manhandled Panda Cub Dies at Zoo

Posted on August 26, 2015 | Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post

Mei Xiang’s cub is the latest victim of the National Zoo’s panda breeding program.

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12 Dogs Who Are Putting Our Smiles to Shame Mario Forcherio

12 Dogs Who Are Putting Our Smiles to Shame

Posted on August 26, 2015 | Written by Angela Henderson

Dogs outshine humans in many ways.

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Want a Lifetime Pass to Abuse Animals? Get a USDA Exhibitor’s License

Want a Lifetime Pass to Abuse Animals? Get a USDA Exhibitor’s License

Posted on August 26, 2015 | Written by Jennifer O'Connor

Federal authorities are giving animal exhibitors the go-ahead to abuse animals year after year. Why?

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