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Victory! Urban Outfitters Becomes Fur-Free

Victory! Urban Outfitters Becomes Fur-Free

Posted on March 23, 2009 | Written by PETA

110livingston / CC Just a stone’s throw away from my favorite New York City restaurant is an Urban Outfitters store, whose aisles I’ve been known to peruse after a …

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Whoopi Fakes It in Drag Revival

Whoopi Fakes It in Drag Revival

Posted on March 23, 2009 | Written by PETA

wowowow / CC After 30 years, Legends!—the infamous Broadway-play-that-wasn’t—will finally be making its debut on the New York stage. While the original, ill-fated touring productions featured such starlets as …

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KFC’s Colonel Gets Axed–Literally

KFC’s Colonel Gets Axed–Literally

Posted on March 20, 2009 | Written by PETA

Colonel Sanders got a taste of his own medicine when PETA marked the Association of Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchisees Convention in Maryland last month by “slaughtering” the Colonel outside …

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Internet Soup

Internet Soup

Posted on March 20, 2009 | Written by PETA

It’s sunny again here in Norfolk, Virginia—a welcome change after a week of gloomy skies and muddy shoes. Speaking of shoes, a few ladies around the office (yours truly …

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Victory! Elephant Rides Banned

Victory! Elephant Rides Banned

Posted on March 20, 2009 | Written by PETA

farm2.static / CC After finding out that Renninger’s Farmers and Flea Market in Mount Dora, Florida, was offering rides on a female African elephant named Nosey, we immediately contacted …

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‘Project Runway’ Finalist Arrested for Alleged Assault With a Cat

‘Project Runway’ Finalist Arrested for Alleged Assault With a Cat

Posted on March 19, 2009 | Written by PETA

gothamist / CC This certainly gives new meaning to the term “cat fight.” Project Runway finalist Kenley Collins has reportedly used her cat as a weapon by throwing the …

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‘Naked Chef’ Gets Naked (and Pregnant) Surprise

‘Naked Chef’ Gets Naked (and Pregnant) Surprise

Posted on March 19, 2009 | Written by PETA

If you’ve been keeping up with your British celebrity chefs lately, you’ll know that Naked Chef star Jamie Oliver has been pushing pork products on the public (try saying …

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Take That, Georgia Department of Agriculture

Take That, Georgia Department of Agriculture

Posted on March 19, 2009 | Written by PETA

Yesterday, attorneys working on behalf of PETA and two plaintiffs won a lawsuit to stop the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) from granting licenses to animal shelters that use …

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Victory: USDA Cites Clay County for Illegal Dog Heatstroke Experiment

Victory: USDA Cites Clay County for Illegal Dog Heatstroke Experiment

Posted on March 19, 2009 | Written by PETA

image.examiner / CC Back in October, we told you about the geniuses (sarcasm alert) in Clay County, Florida, who decided that the best way to figure out whether a …

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Ringling Case: Elephants Await Verdict

Ringling Case: Elephants Await Verdict

Posted on March 18, 2009 | Written by PETA

livinggallery / CC Today, lawyers gave their closing arguments in the court case involving Ringling’s use of steel-barbed bullhooks and shackles on the elephants it forces to perform. Over …

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Here’s the Word: PETA’s Ingrid on Colbert Last Night!

Here’s the Word: PETA’s Ingrid on Colbert Last Night!

Posted on March 18, 2009 | Written by PETA

thecolbertreportfans / CC So, who watched The Colbert Report last night? I did, of course, but that’s not unusual for me. Once again, Stephen’s endless pursuit of hard-hitting news …

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‘Win It’ Wednesday: Mean People Wear Fur

‘Win It’ Wednesday: Mean People Wear Fur

Posted on March 18, 2009 | Written by PETA

It’s that time again—”Win It” Wednesday! What’s the prize this week? It’s our brand-spanking-new “Mean People Wear Fur” T-shirt, in honor of our equally brand-spanking-new “Stolen for Fashion” PSA. …

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‘In Vitro’ Meat Goes Prime Time With ‘Better Off Ted’

‘In Vitro’ Meat Goes Prime Time With ‘Better Off Ted’

Posted on March 18, 2009 | Written by PETA

bestweekever / CC We predict a hit with ABC’s new sitcom Better Off Ted, which premieres tonight (check local listings for times). I mean, with a story line that …

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Will Tiger Woods Go Naked for PETA?

Will Tiger Woods Go Naked for PETA?

Posted on March 18, 2009 | Written by PETA

Considering that Tiger Woods’ life is essentially a media circus, we hope that the superstar golfer can relate to the plight of his namesakes in the circus. That’s why …

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Be Our (Virtual) Friend and Help Save Seals

Be Our (Virtual) Friend and Help Save Seals

Posted on March 17, 2009 | Written by PETA

It seems like everyone and their grandma (literally) is getting into social networking. Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter are all the rage nowadays, so you know that PETA is all …

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