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Hero of the Day: Senator Mac Harb

Hero of the Day: Senator Mac Harb

Posted on March 4, 2009 | Written by PETA

Well, you gotta give the guy points for trying. Courageous Canadian Senator Mac Harb introduced a bill on Tuesday to ban Canada’s annual slaughter of hundreds of thousands of …

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‘Win It’ Wednesday: New Morrissey Vinyl

‘Win It’ Wednesday: New Morrissey Vinyl

Posted on March 4, 2009 | Written by PETA

Happy “Win It” Wednesday to you! With Canada’s annual seal slaughter looming this month, we decided that a real hero for seals should be featured in our weekly giveaway. …

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Gas Chamber Bans Proposed in Southern States

Gas Chamber Bans Proposed in Southern States

Posted on March 3, 2009 | Written by PETA

As hard as it is to believe, animal shelters in some states—including Georgia and North Carolina—continue to kill unwanted animals in gas chambers, with all the accompanying horror that …

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Wilmer Valderrama’s Anti-Circus Awesomeness

Wilmer Valderrama’s Anti-Circus Awesomeness

Posted on March 3, 2009 | Written by PETA

OK, it’s official—we’re wild about Wilmer. Feztastic on That 70s Show, unforgettable in Fast Food Nation, and smooth as hell as the dude in charge of doling out disses …

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Victory! JPMorgan Chase Ditches Glue Traps

Victory! JPMorgan Chase Ditches Glue Traps

Posted on March 3, 2009 | Written by PETA

smashin / CC A whistleblower recently reported that a Washington Mutual (WaMu) branch in the Chicago area was using glue traps to catch mice. We contacted James Dimon, CEO …

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Kentucky Fried Contamination

Kentucky Fried Contamination

Posted on March 2, 2009 | Written by PETA

It should be no surprise to regular readers of this blog that we keep an eye on happenings at KFC, so this caught our eye: According to news reports, …

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Paul Harvey Harnessed Air Waves to Help Animals

Paul Harvey Harnessed Air Waves to Help Animals

Posted on March 2, 2009 | Written by PETA

theirvins / CC It’s with deep regret and sadness that we announce the passing of Paul Harvey—a man who for decades used his voice to speak up against the …

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Who’s Been Sleeping in Your Bed?

Who’s Been Sleeping in Your Bed?

Posted on March 2, 2009 | Written by PETA

webshots / CC You don’t have to answer that. But answer this: What do you get when you cross a lemur, a monkey, and an alligator named Bob? If …

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The Obama Effect

The Obama Effect

Posted on February 27, 2009 | Written by PETA

i-love-dogs / CCPortuguese Water Dog Well, Michelle Obama has gone and done it: She ‘fessed up to People magazine that the first family is leaning toward adopting a Portuguese …

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How I Spent My Egyptian Vacation

How I Spent My Egyptian Vacation

Posted on February 27, 2009 | Written by PETA

When you work for PETA, it’s hard to ever really go on vacation. That’s because everywhere you go, you are bound to encounter people doing not-so-nice things to animals. …

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Victory: Ad Agency ‘Fires’ Great Apes

Victory: Ad Agency ‘Fires’ Great Apes

Posted on February 27, 2009 | Written by PETA

citypages / CC The recent attack on a Connecticut woman by a chimpanzee named Travis served as stark reminder that great apes should never be kept as “pets” or …

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More Bad News for Yale

More Bad News for Yale

Posted on February 26, 2009 | Written by PETA

After our recent demonstration in New Haven to let residents know that Yale is spending millions of taxpayer dollars torturing monkeys, the university wasn’t exactly ready to throw open …

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Fire Department Digs Deep to Rescue Pup

Fire Department Digs Deep to Rescue Pup

Posted on February 26, 2009 | Written by PETA

the-proper-pitbull / CC Well, be still my heart—kind-hearted firefighters have struck again! The Gulfport Fire Department in Mississippi has received a PETA Compassionate Fire Department Award for its efforts …

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10% Wool, by Jeff Corriveau

10% Wool, by Jeff Corriveau

Posted on February 26, 2009 | Written by PETA

To learn more about how great apes are abused for entertainment and how you can help, please click here. Click for a larger version To check out the archives …

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‘Battlestar’ Actor Bares Skin to Save Bears

‘Battlestar’ Actor Bares Skin to Save Bears

Posted on February 25, 2009 | Written by PETA

Whether they’re for humans or Cylons, one thing that Battlestar Galactica fans can agree on is that Jamie Bamber (aka Lee “Apollo” Adama) is frakkin’ hot! (Also that he …

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