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Newsweek Cover Story

Newsweek Cover Story

Posted on August 1, 2007 | Written by PETA

GorillaHaven/Creative Commons Sadly, it’s not often that animal issues of any sort get front page coverage in a national news magazine. But, this week it happened. In case you …

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Second Life Slogan Contest Winners

Second Life Slogan Contest Winners

Posted on July 31, 2007 | Written by PETA

A lot of people have been writing in to ask who won the Second Life anti-fur slogan contest I was talking up a few weeks ago. Well, the virtual …

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PETA Lighthouse?

PETA Lighthouse?

Posted on July 31, 2007 | Written by PETA

Freshpage/Creative Commons There are a few old lighthouses on the East Coast being offered up free of charge to a nonprofit or other qualified entity under the Lighthouse Preservation …

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Paris and Britney Screw Up Again

Paris and Britney Screw Up Again

Posted on July 30, 2007 | Written by PETA

Dailystab/Creative Commons Sometimes, there’s more going on in the gossip columns of People and other celebrity-focused magazines than you might think. Most recently, there’s been plenty of chatter about …

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Vick Codefendant Pleads Guilty …

Vick Codefendant Pleads Guilty …

Posted on July 30, 2007 | Written by PETA

… but first, here’s a comic from the wonderful Dan Piraro that I think just about sums it up: One of Michael Vick’s codefendants, Tony Taylor, changed his plea …

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The Two Coreys

The Two Coreys

Posted on July 30, 2007 | Written by PETA

I know I just blogged about this on Friday, but I just couldn’t resist another entry . . . OK, so maybe it has a little something to do …

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Controversial Fish Billboard Rejected

Controversial Fish Billboard Rejected

Posted on July 30, 2007 | Written by PETA

I just got word from our media department that PETA’s latest billboard, which shows a patient in a Japanese hospital who suffered brain damage from mercury that was traced …

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Bea Arthur Fights Foie Gras

Bea Arthur Fights Foie Gras

Posted on July 28, 2007 | Written by PETA

I just love Bea Arthur. She has been speaking up for animals for years, most recently narrating this moving KFC video and helping with our Petsmart campaign. Now she …

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David Beckham on NPR

David Beckham on NPR

Posted on July 28, 2007 | Written by PETA

Larevistadelcorazon/Creative Commons My boss Tracy is a bit of an NPR junkie, and she heard a piece on there the other night about how new LA Galaxy star David …

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Victory: Nike Suspends Vick Contract

Victory: Nike Suspends Vick Contract

Posted on July 27, 2007 | Written by PETA

Following PETA protests outside Niketown stores and countless calls and emails to the company asking that they cut ties with Michael Vick in light of horrific allegations of his …

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Watch “The Two Coreys” this Sunday

Watch “The Two Coreys” this Sunday

Posted on July 27, 2007 | Written by PETA

The new reality show, “The Two Coreys,” premieres this Sunday at 10pm EST on A&E, and PETA Campaigner Nicole Matthews is on the show. There’s been a lot of …

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PETA’s Prescription for Presidential Polyps

PETA’s Prescription for Presidential Polyps

Posted on July 27, 2007 | Written by PETA

Aramnaharaim/Creative Commons With that subject line you may be expecting a punch line here, but I’m under strict orders to play this one straight. Apparently, the “First Colon” is …

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PETA Calls on State to Investigave UConn Violations

PETA Calls on State to Investigave UConn Violations

Posted on July 27, 2007 | Written by PETA

Remember the University of Connecticut story from a couple of weeks ago? Long story short: the USDA fined the University of Connecticut Health Center (UCHC) for seven violations of …

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Vick Pleads Not Guilty

Vick Pleads Not Guilty

Posted on July 26, 2007 | Written by PETA

All day today, PETA protesters and hundreds of members of the public stood outside the U.S. District Court in Richmond, Virginia, to call for vigorous prosecution of Michael Vick …

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Castrol Motor Oil Revises Ad

Castrol Motor Oil Revises Ad

Posted on July 26, 2007 | Written by PETA

As regular readers of this blog will know, PETA President Ingrid Newkirk is a huge fan of Formula 1 racing. Which means that she is incredibly knowledgeable about things …

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