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Rather Be Dead

These brave PETA members took a completely new tack with the “Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur” rallying cry yesterday, demonstrating for passersby that they would rather be naked, …

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Joe Montana Loves a Good Veggie Burger

SportsResourceZone/Creative Commons I got a story the other day through my “Super Bowl” Google alert that kind of surprised me. The story is about legendary San Francisco 49er QB …

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Naked, Hooked, and Flailing: A New Fish Demonstration

What’s the best way to draw attention to the suffering that fish are forced to endure when they’re yanked out of their natural environment and impaled on the end …

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Jessica the Hippo

This video is truly amazing. Since this is PETA’s blog and all, I guess I should say something like “Animals can teach us so much about tolerance . . …

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Demo at Yum CEO’s House

Saturday night, PETA campaigner Matt Rice was in Louisville, KY, with a giant crippled chicken to protest at a Yum Brands (the parent company of KFC) fundraiser at CEO …

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Carriage Horses Still Ending Up as Horse Meat

So, after years of hard work by animal protection advocates exposing the extreme cruelty involved in these operations, some of the last horse slaughterhouses in the U.S. were shut …

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New Radiohead Album!

I get to write about this because Thom Yorke, in addition to fronting the greatest band in the history of the world, is an ethical vegan. So take note …

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No Bones About It

Anyone catch Bones last night? If so, you probably saw the nice plug for vegetarian eating at the end, when Temperance “Bones” Brennan (played by Emily Deschanel, a real-life …

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York City Council Condemns Foie Gras

3dimages/Creative Commons As of last week, the city of York became the first city in the UK to pass a motion condemning the sale of foie gras on the …

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Monastery Closes Its Abusive Egg Factory Farm

October 2007 In 2007, a PETA undercover investigator exposed hideous cruelty to animals at Mepkin Abbey, a Christian monastery in South Carolina. The monks operated a standard egg factory farm, …


Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. Follow Burger King’s Lead on Animal Welfare

October 2007 In June 2006, PETA initiated discussions with the executives of CKE Restaurants, the company that owns fast-food giants Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. One year later, CKE implemented a …


Whole Foods Ends Sale of Live Lobsters and Crabs

October 2007 PETA and other groups’ work with Whole Foods Market to improve animal welfare standards leads Whole Foods to end the sale of Live Lobsters and Crabs.  


Harvey Nichols Ends Foie Gras Sales

I’m excited to let everyone know that following negotiations with PETA Europe representatives, UK-based luxury department store Harvey Nichols has ended foie gras sales at all of its stores. …

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Wanna Fix Global Warming? Talk to the Giant Chicken in the Hummer

Yesterday, one of my colleagues dressed as a chicken and drove a Hummer round the State Department building, where the Meeting of Major Economies on Energy Security and Climate …

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Vegetarianism and the Environment

Raising animals for food requires massive amounts of land, food, energy, and water. The byproducts of animal agriculture pollute our air and waterways. By shunning animal products, vegetarians are …


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