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Dear BlueCross: Give Vegetarians Lower Health Insurance Premiums!

nbbc / CC A recent study suggests—that a certain sugar called Neu5Gc, which is commonly—and only—found in meat and dairy products, might actually increase the risk of infection from …

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Winning Helium.com Essay: The Effect of Factory Farming on the Environment StopGavage.com

Winning Helium.com Essay: The Effect of Factory Farming on the Environment

The following is the winning PETA article on Helium.com and was written by Amanda Day. Factory farms’ presence increased significantly over the past fifty years. Continued growth will cause …

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Maggie Gyllenhaal’s Fur Coat Causes Blog Explosions

askmen / CC Update: Unfortunately, we’ve discovered that Maggie Gyllenhaal was, in fact, wearing real fox fur. You can watch the saga unfold on Ecorazzi. On Tuesday, green gossip …

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Please, USDA, Bring Charges Against Ned’s Abuser

Photo: Elephant Sanctuary I have some good news, and I have some bad news. First, the bad news: Ned, an elephant confiscated from a Florida-based circus trainer, almost starved …

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No ‘Little Trim’ for Natalie Imbruglia!

I honestly can’t tell who’s more stunning in PETA Europe’s new anti-fur ad—Topsy, or Natalie Imbruglia! I mean, sure, Natalie’s gorgeous, but Topsy has such fluffy ears …. Really, …

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Jared Padalecki Fans Raise Money for PETA!

There are a couple of reasons you might know Jared Padalecki. If you’re like Patricia over at peta2, you remember him as Dean on Gilmore Girls and love him …

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Our Undercover Investigators Answer Your Questions

Here’s a rare glimpse into what it’s like for an undercover investigator. We would like to give a heartfelt thank you to the two brave individuals who went undercover …

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“President Bush” Shows Support for Turkeys

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

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

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

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.

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?

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

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

“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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