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“President Bush” Shows Support for Turkeys

“President Bush” Shows Support for Turkeys

Posted on November 12, 2008 | Written by PETA

This year, in response to the gobbledygook that is offered on Butterball’s Thanksgiving hotline (tips for stuffing a murdered bird? No, thank you!), you’ll never guess who is greeting …

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Hunting Contributes to Highway Deaths

Hunting Contributes to Highway Deaths

Posted on November 12, 2008 | Written by PETA

pbase / CC A new report by the auto insurance–funded Highway Loss Data Institute finds that fatalities in collisions between vehicles and animals—mostly deer—have more than doubled in the …

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You’ve Been Punked! By an Octopus

You’ve Been Punked! By an Octopus

Posted on November 11, 2008 | Written by PETA

csudh / CC It’s not often that we post an entry about octopi, but this story is definitely worth the mention. When employees at the Sea Star Aquarium in …

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Keep Kids Away From Hunting Rifles

Keep Kids Away From Hunting Rifles

Posted on November 11, 2008 | Written by PETA

forestwildlife / CC Murder is frightening business, but it is even more chilling perhaps when the crime is allegedly committed by a child who is not even old enough …

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For All Beings: Yes. We. Can.

For All Beings: Yes. We. Can.

Posted on November 11, 2008 | Written by PETA

When President-elect Barack Obama was born, numerous U.S. states would have prohibited his black Kenyan father from marrying his white Kansan mother. The Voting Rights Act was still a …

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Jada Pinkett Smith: Animal Activist?

Jada Pinkett Smith: Animal Activist?

Posted on November 10, 2008 | Written by PETA

evasitoe / CC Jada Pinkett-Smith, who currently stars in the number one film in the country, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, and is married to megastar Will Smith, recently made …

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A Long Tall Texan Tale

A Long Tall Texan Tale

Posted on November 10, 2008 | Written by PETA

Update: Here’s a sweet quote from PETA campaigner Lindsay Rajt in the Amarillo Globe News: “We just thought Tex would be a huge help to us to expose the …

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Obama: Mutt Like Me

Obama: Mutt Like Me

Posted on November 7, 2008 | Written by PETA

“I (Heart) My Mutt” stickers available at PETACatalog.org “We have two criteria that have to be reconciled,” President-elect Obama said of a “major issue” at his first press conference …

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PETA Liberates Mice and Rats at Taiwan Universities!

PETA Liberates Mice and Rats at Taiwan Universities!

Posted on November 7, 2008 | Written by PETA

abc / CC It’s a good day for mice and rats in the Republic of China (aka Taiwan)! Thanks to a whistleblower, PETA’s Laboratory Investigations Department got a tip …

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Glass-Coated Kite String a Horror for Birds

Glass-Coated Kite String a Horror for Birds

Posted on November 7, 2008 | Written by PETA

Earlier this year, I was driving along the crowded streets of Hyderabad in India, near one of the Mahatma Gandhi shrines, when I saw something I’d never seen before …

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Ad Council (Hearts) Great Apes

Ad Council (Hearts) Great Apes

Posted on November 7, 2008 | Written by PETA

wikimedia / CC After learning from PETA just how hideous life can be for great apes who are kept captive and forced to perform in advertisements, thanks go to …

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We Can’t Wait for ‘Whale Wars’!

We Can’t Wait for ‘Whale Wars’!

Posted on November 7, 2008 | Written by PETA

ecorazzi / CC Are you as excited as we are about this?! Following up a string of victories for animals this week, a new TV series is coming to …

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Kate Winslet Confirms She Doesn’t Wear Fur

Kate Winslet Confirms She Doesn’t Wear Fur

Posted on November 6, 2008 | Written by PETA

instyle / CC The following is a guest post from PETA Europe’s Fish & Chimps blogger Alexia Weeks: Avid Fish & Chimps fans were probably wondering why PETA didn’t …

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A Shelter Dog for the Bidens Too?

A Shelter Dog for the Bidens Too?

Posted on November 6, 2008 | Written by PETA

latimes / CC When the Obamas first announced that they would be bringing a dog into their family at the end of the election, we all hoped that they …

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Pink Tops Charts and PETA’s Heart

Pink Tops Charts and PETA’s Heart

Posted on November 6, 2008 | Written by PETA

sonybmg / CC So who besides me ran screaming to their local music store to pick up Pink’s new album Funhouse, which dropped last week? OK, so maybe not …

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