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Michael Vick Update

Michael Vick Update

Posted on May 4, 2007 | Written by PETA

Vick drops the ball You’ve probably heard by now about the alleged dogfighting ring that was uncovered in a raid on Michael Vick’s property last week. Vick has been …

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Why Heather Stopped Giving to March of Dimes

Why Heather Stopped Giving to March of Dimes

Posted on May 3, 2007 | Written by PETA

Many of you will be familiar with PETA’s “March of Crimes” Campaign, which was launched a number of years ago to promote a simple message: Harming animals, whatever your …

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Exciting Legislation in California

Exciting Legislation in California

Posted on May 3, 2007 | Written by PETA

As you probably know, our country is in the midst of an extreme companion animal overpopulation crisis, and unfortunately, California (where some estimate that nearly a half million dogs …

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Cavepeople in Montreal

Cavepeople in Montreal

Posted on May 3, 2007 | Written by PETA

Well, through no particular design, the last couple of posts have been a little heavy—a lion mauling and a dead, angry chicken—so I figured we were long overdue for …

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Video of Lion Attacking Trainer

Video of Lion Attacking Trainer

Posted on May 2, 2007 | Written by PETA

What an awful story all around. This shocking video shows a lion in a circus somewhere attacking and mauling a trainer. The lion wound up being shot and killed, …

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Brief Message From a Chicken

Brief Message From a Chicken

Posted on May 2, 2007 | Written by PETA

A little while back, I wrote about the worldwide competition that the Young Guns ad agency held for people in the advertising industry to make a new PETA PSA. …

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Burberry Protest in Moscow

Burberry Protest in Moscow

Posted on May 2, 2007 | Written by PETA

Man, PETA Europe gets around. It seems like every day I’m seeing clips of their demonstrations in some far away land. Check out this coverage of a Burberry protest …

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Ewe’ve Been Conned

Ewe’ve Been Conned

Posted on May 1, 2007 | Written by PETA

Update: Amusing as it is, it looks like this story may not have been entirely factual. Makes me feel a bit sheepish. Thanks to Amy and Canaduck for pointing …

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Sony’s Goat-Slaughter Debacle

Sony’s Goat-Slaughter Debacle

Posted on May 1, 2007 | Written by PETA

It’s time for one of those “OMFGWTF?” moments—this one brought to you exclusively by the fine folks over at Sony. Apparently, as part of a promotion for a new …

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Best Picture Ever

Best Picture Ever

Posted on May 1, 2007 | Written by PETA

Two Australian Lettuce Ladies made the BBC’s “Day in Pictures” today, which means that a massive number of people are going to come across this photo and, unless they …

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Covance Pays PETA Europe $290,000!

Covance Pays PETA Europe $290,000!

Posted on April 30, 2007 | Written by PETA

It’s not going to bankrupt Covance—torturing animals in experiments is big business—but this is a big black eye for them, and it’s a vindication of PETA Europe’s work to …

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Sopranos Star Edie Falco’s Message Against Violence

Sopranos Star Edie Falco’s Message Against Violence

Posted on April 30, 2007 | Written by PETA

If you’re anything like me, you start getting psyched around Noon on Sunday just knowing that The Sopranos is going to be on later that night. Well last night, …

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“Leather on Furniture May Offend Vegetarians”

“Leather on Furniture May Offend Vegetarians”

Posted on April 29, 2007 | Written by PETA

Ever hear of the town of Totnes, England? It’s a small town in southwest England known for being a pretty progressive place to live. How progressive, you ask? Well, …

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Hooray for the Grammar Police!

Hooray for the Grammar Police!

Posted on April 28, 2007 | Written by PETA

As a former editor, I’ve spent a whole lot of time poring through a little tome called The Associated Press Stylebook. Along with its rival, The Chicago Manual of …

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Fur Is a Drag!

Fur Is a Drag!

Posted on April 27, 2007 | Written by PETA

I just got back from the “Doo Dah parade” in Norfolk, where local businesses and charities march up and down the street in the silliest outfits they can think …

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