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Why Is PETA About to Pay People’s Water Bills? © istockphoto.com/maska82

Why Is PETA About to Pay People’s Water Bills?

Posted on July 24, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

Some people may get paid to help animals, the planet, and their health.

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Fred Schneider Rocks Lobsters’ World

Fred Schneider Rocks Lobsters’ World

Posted on July 23, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

The B-52s lead singer takes his pro-crustacean message straight into the heart of lobster country.

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Circus Signs Go Missing—Police Go After 84-Year-Old PETA Member

Circus Signs Go Missing—Police Go After 84-Year-Old PETA Member

Posted on July 22, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

Octogenarian PETA member fights for her right to protest.

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Your Message Received by NIH—Finally

Your Message Received by NIH—Finally

Posted on July 21, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

The good ol’ U.S. Postal Service succeeded where others failed in delivering 90,000 postcards to NIH.

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PETA Wants in on Kevin Spacey’s BBQ Fundraiser—if It’s Vegan! © StarMaxInc.com

PETA Wants in on Kevin Spacey’s BBQ Fundraiser—if It’s Vegan!

Posted on July 18, 2014 | Written by Amanda Schinke

PETA is offering to donate $6,000 to Kevin Spacey’s BBQ fundraising contest for House of Cards if it’ll feature vegan food rather than animal ribs.

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You Won’t Believe How Far People Will Go to Abuse Opossums © istockphoto.com/twphotos

You Won’t Believe How Far People Will Go to Abuse Opossums

Posted on July 18, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

In the latest twist in the bizarre Opossum Drop saga, PETA is suing to overturn an absurd law designed specifically to allow the event organizers to terrorize opossums.

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What Did the ‘Monkey’ Say to the Ambassador? (Photo)

What Did the ‘Monkey’ Say to the Ambassador? (Photo)

Posted on July 18, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

There was no diplomatic immunity for Air France when a group of “monkeys” took its case to the French Embassy.

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Russell Brand’s Beef with So-Called “Humane Meat” © StarMaxInc.com

Russell Brand’s Beef with So-Called “Humane Meat”

Posted on July 18, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

In our weekly celebrity news round-up, Russell Brand calls out “humane meat,” Martha Plimpton is raising hope, and more.

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How Are Researchers Studying Alzheimer’s Without Hurting Animals? ©iStock.com/ziggy_mars

How Are Researchers Studying Alzheimer’s Without Hurting Animals?

Posted on July 18, 2014 | Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post

Brilliant new research in the U.K. holds hope for Alzheimer’s patients by studying the disease in a dish—instead of in mice.

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What Happens When ‘Save Rates’ Trump Common Sense?

What Happens When ‘Save Rates’ Trump Common Sense?

Posted on July 17, 2014 | Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post

In an attempt to boast higher “save rates,” some shelters are taking dangerous measures, including adopting out dogs with an unpredictable temperament to unsuspecting members of the public.

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Jared Leto: You Look Like You Need a Hug

Posted on July 16, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

Jared Leto hugged a tree, and a meme was born. Who’s he been hugging lately?

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PETA and Courtney Stodden Serve Veggie Dogs in Honor of Hot Dog Day

PETA and Courtney Stodden Serve Veggie Dogs in Honor of Hot Dog Day

Posted on July 16, 2014 | Written by Heather Moore

Compassionate teen reality-TV star Courtney Stodden served wieners at PETA’s Congressional Veggie Dog Giveaway, which was timed to coincide with National Hot Dog Day.

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Victory! Mexico City Finalizes Ban on Animals in Circuses

Victory! Mexico City Finalizes Ban on Animals in Circuses

Posted on July 16, 2014 | Written by PETA

Following campaigns by PETA and others, Mexico City is telling circuses that force animals to perform that the show must not go on.

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UPDATE: Burned Steer Saved From Slaughter © FreeImages.com/Goat_Girl

UPDATE: Burned Steer Saved From Slaughter

Posted on July 16, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

It’s Christmas in July for Panda, a badly burned steer who was this close to being sent to slaughter.

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What Happens When Hookers Are Allowed on the Pier?

What Happens When Hookers Are Allowed on the Pier?

Posted on July 15, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

PETA’s flying banner canvassed the California coastline as we worked to protect sea life and human beachgoers from the ocean’s biggest predators.

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