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Animal Experimentation

Florida Medical Conference Ends Cruel Surgeries on Pigs

July 2009 PETA’s Laboratory Investigations Division learned that live pigs were being cut up for training in various gynecological surgeries and suturing techniques at the American Society for Women’s Health …


King of Pop’s First Hit Could Help Rats

gossipcheck / CC Since Michael Jackson’s passing on Thursday, there have been hundreds of news stories ranging from how he influenced just about every musician performing today to how …

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‘Flygate’ Versus Pig Abuse Convictions

247wallst / CC PETA is always determined and serious in our efforts to raise awareness about—and to stop—animal suffering. Sometimes, our methods are loud, boisterous, and even a little …

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Turkey Abusers Convicted: One Jailed!

animalvegetablemiracle / CC Late last year, some factory-farm employees got their pink slips from Aviagen Turkeys, Inc. in response to PETA’s undercover investigation, which documented that workers were breaking …

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Goats Treated Like Garbage at Fort Lewis

militaryplaques / CC This is hot off the press, folks. We just heard from an Army medic today that several goats who had been used in a trauma training …

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Oo-Rah! Military Tackles Cruelty to Animals

deathpenaltyinfo / CC In a move that is waaaay long past overdue, a military panel has recommended adding cruelty to animals to the Uniform Code of Military Justice, which …

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Medical Experts Shoot Down Military Experiments

Through the Freedom of Information Act, the Physician’s Committeee for Responsible Medicine (PRCM) has obtained video footage of several Department of Defense military trauma training exercises. In training exercises …

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Ingrid to Puerto Rico: Stop the Monkey Business

Did you catch PETA President Ingrid E. Newkirk on CNN Headline News last night? She was on Issues With Jane Velez-Mitchell to speak out against plans to build a …

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PETA Helps Fund Computer Model Development to Reduce the Number of Animals Used in Chemical Testing

PETA helps fund computer model development to reduce the number of animals used in chemical testing.


Chimpanzees Declared Citizens of Washington Town

Here’s a lovely follow-up to a story we mentioned earlier this year: The Cle Elum Seven are now honorary citizens of Cle Elum, Washington. The Cle Elum Seven are …

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Cast Your Vote for Your Favorite PETA Video

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s show time. We have a new video to add to our list of hard hitters—our “To Animals, It’s Not Entertainment” video, which takes you behind …

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Former Animal Experimenter’s Revelations on ‘Slate’

abc.net.au / CC All this week, Slate has been running a five-part series on animal experiments. The series starts out by telling the story of a dog named Pepper …

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Protection for Rats and Mice: Front-Page News

  chiefproperties / CC Yep, rats and mice are finally having their day. Saturday’s Wall Street Journal (the second-largest paper in the country and the most respected) features a …

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Victory: Bolivia Ends Training Exercises on Dogs

Bolivian soldiers state that the U.S. Army taught them war preparation exercises in which stray dogs were kidnapped, restrained, stabbed, and killed.


University Must Return $1.4 Million

  personalbrandingblog / CC Hold onto your hats, folks. The University of Michigan has been forced to pay back $1.4 million (yes, that’s with seven digits) after it “accidentally” …

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