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Victory! Somerville Bans Exotic Animals in Circuses

We are thrilled to report that thanks to a new ordinance passed by the city of Somerville, Massachusetts, circuses setting up shop in the city will never again be …

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Twiggy’s New Anti-Fur Ad

Before there was Gaga, Eva, or Natalie, there was Twiggy. From her groundbreaking debut in the ’60s to her insightful (and compassionate) presence on America’s Next Top Model, Twiggy …

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Up Next on truTV: The Plaintiffs Fluffy and Fido

womensadventuremagazine / CC George and Weezie Jefferson may have moved up, but I’m jonesing to move out. My destination: Switzerland, which just might become the most animal-friendly nation in …

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West Hollywood Bans Sale of Dogs and Cats From Puppy Mills!

Dog and cats across West Hollywood have a little more pep in their step this week after hearing the news that WeHo’s City Council voted unanimously to ban the …

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McDonald’s National Convention Interrupted

This morning, hundreds of McDonald’s owners and operators who flew to Tucson for a corporate seminar heard an unlikely speaker: PETA V.P. Dan Mathews. Our own “Rabble Rouser” took …

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WeHo: WooHoo!

This week, West Hollywood may become the first city in the country to ban the sale of dogs and cats in pet stores, potentially dealing a major blow to …

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Payback: Duck, Duck, Oof!

activeoutdoorsconcierge / CC Believe me, if anyone can appreciate the thrill of the hunt, c’est moi. Seriously, I can spend hours in a Goodwill store, tracking rare vintage vinyl …

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Saving Lucy: PETA Sues City of Edmonton

Today, PETA and Zoocheck Canada are officially initiating a lawsuit against the city of Edmonton, Alberta, over the cruel and apparently unlawful conditions under which Lucy, a solitary elephant …

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Boston’s Logan Airport Ditches Glue Traps

Whenever people ask where my parents got my name, I never miss a beat before saying “The X-Men.” Am I really named after Wolverine? Maybe, maybe not, but as …

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Exclusive Interview With Patricia De Leon

I don’t think anybody can blame Joe, Ray Romano’s character on TNT’s Men of a Certain Age, for making Patricia De León the woman of his fantasies. This former …

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PETA to Usher: Don’t Replace Stolen Furs!

radiofacts / CC   This is my confession, Usher. When I read that you’d fallen victim to a robbery over the holiday season, I felt bad for you. Someone …

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Catalonia Takes First Step Toward Bullfight Ban

When morning’s chill is frigid and frightful, my husband and I can get into some pretty intense debates about whose turn it is to walk Charlie and Lucy. OK, …

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Ravishing ‘Reptiles’ Draw Crowds

Ooh, what have we here—a sss-exy photo shoot for a fashion magazine?     Actually, these lovely “lizards” were part of PETA’s wildly successful protest against killing snakes, lizards, …

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‘Win It’ Wednesday: ‘The Cove’

The filmmakers behind The Cove showed that taking brave action for animals can make a difference. The highly acclaimed documentary—about a group of extraordinary people who aim to shine …

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PETA Monkeys to NASA: Stop Radiation Tests!

It was a cagey scene outside NASA headquarters in D.C. yesterday when our primates urged NASA to scrap its misguided $1.75 million plan to torment monkeys in radiation experiments. …

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