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Calling All O.A.R. Fans

Calling All O.A.R. Fans

Posted on January 26, 2009 | Written by PETA

You may know (and love) O.A.R.’s hit single, “Shattered (Turn the Car Around),” but did you know that their name stands for “Outrageously Against Real fur”? OK, I made …

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Celebrating the Year of the Ox

Celebrating the Year of the Ox

Posted on January 23, 2009 | Written by PETA

In honor of the Year of the Ox, PETA Asia-Pacific’s “Go Veg!” cow hit the streets to encourage shoppers to “make it a good year for cows.” Welcomed with …

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Ambulances and Homeland Security … Just Another PETA Demo

Ambulances and Homeland Security … Just Another PETA Demo

Posted on January 23, 2009 | Written by PETA

When we found out that Safari Club International, the largest big-game hunting organization in the world, would be in Reno, Nevada, on the same day as our anti-fur demonstrators, …

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Liam Neeson: Un-‘Stable’?

Liam Neeson: Un-‘Stable’?

Posted on January 23, 2009 | Written by PETA

Liam Neeson’s appearance on The Daily Show last night has PETA wondering if one of his horses might have kicked him in the head. What else could explain his …

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Breaking News on Iowa Pig Farm Investigation

Breaking News on Iowa Pig Farm Investigation

Posted on January 22, 2009 | Written by PETA

We have just learned that Shawn Matthew Lyons, one of the men caught abusing pigs during our investigation of an Iowa pig farm, pleaded guilty to one count of …

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The Day I Spent With Michael Vick

The Day I Spent With Michael Vick

Posted on January 22, 2009 | Written by PETA

kiki072895 / CC On September 18, 2007, I spent eight hours with Michael Vick at PETA headquarters. He was there to participate in PETA’s “Developing Empathy for Animals” course …

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Hey, ‘Sea Kitten High’ … Don’t be Hatin’

Hey, ‘Sea Kitten High’ … Don’t be Hatin’

Posted on January 22, 2009 | Written by PETA

The design used on the T-shirts that we sent to Principal Morford While America is cozying up to the idea of the Sea Kitten Revolution, apparently some people at …

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Men Who Stomped, Kicked Turkeys Apparently Still on the Clock

Men Who Stomped, Kicked Turkeys Apparently Still on the Clock

Posted on January 22, 2009 | Written by PETA

You probably remember when we unveiled our undercover investigation of Aviagen Turkeys, Inc., right before Thanksgiving. (Those horrifying images are hard to forget.) After seeing our video footage, Aviagen …

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Daniela Sea Wants You to Go Veg and Win ‘L Word’ Loot

Daniela Sea Wants You to Go Veg and Win ‘L Word’ Loot

Posted on January 22, 2009 | Written by PETA

Ready for a really cool two-fer? Not only do we have a brand spankin’ new veggie testimonial from actor Daniela Sea (who plays transman computer tech Moira/Max Sweeney on …

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Inauguration Roundup

Inauguration Roundup

Posted on January 21, 2009 | Written by PETA

All throughout the inauguration yesterday, our costumed campaigners were mobbed by curious bystanders, including online celebrity “Obama Girl”! While she was shooting her new video, Obama Girl asked members …

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Making Neuss Nicer for Swans

Making Neuss Nicer for Swans

Posted on January 21, 2009 | Written by PETA

Stefan Bröckling with a rescued swan Those rootin’ Teutons at PETA Deutschland (that’s Germany, for those who don’t sprechen the language) are always up to something interesting. Here’s one …

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Is Michael Vick a Clinically Diagnosable Psychopath or a Reformed Dogfighter?

Is Michael Vick a Clinically Diagnosable Psychopath or a Reformed Dogfighter?

Posted on January 21, 2009 | Written by PETA

clevelandleader / CC Today, PETA sent a letter to the National Football League asking that convicted dogfighter Michael Vick be subjected to a psychological test as well as an …

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From D.C. to Delhi, Compassion Unites Us

From D.C. to Delhi, Compassion Unites Us

Posted on January 21, 2009 | Written by PETA

The following is an op-ed from PETA president Ingrid E. Newkirk Like many who watched President Barack Obama’s inauguration, I wasn’t made in America, but I’m a typical American: …

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One in 200 Kids Are Vegetarian? Wrong!

One in 200 Kids Are Vegetarian? Wrong!

Posted on January 20, 2009 | Written by PETA

abcnews / CC When we read that the CDC recently published a report that showed that only one in 200 American kids is vegetarian, we were confused to say …

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Inauguration Antics

Inauguration Antics

Posted on January 20, 2009 | Written by PETA

Today is an exciting and historic day for our country! Everyone and his brother has flocked to the nation’s capital to catch a glimpse of our new president and …

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