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NYC ‘Lays Down’ the Law for Horses

http://www.flickr.com/photos/jillclardy/ / CC BY-SA 2.0 Well, it’s not the law of our dreams, but we’re happy to report that one part of a bill that has just been passed …

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Catch a Tax Break With a New PETA Proposal

Taxes on your mind with Tax Day approaching? Well, soon you may get a break if you help give a break to the millions of homeless dogs and cats …

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The Sweet Smell of ‘Dancing’ Success

Last week, your votes ensured that Pamela Anderson’s wildly entertaining and uniquely activist run on Dancing With the Stars (DWTS) would continue. (Her anti-bullfighting paso doble was the first …

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Elephant Kills Shrine Circus Trainer

A reportedly “startled” elephant kicked a circus trainer or groom so hard that he was thrown 20 feet and died of his injuries at the scene. The attack occurred …

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Bottoms Up! Introducing the ‘Pamela Anderson’

There may be a crazy number of flavors at West Hollywood’s Millions of Milkshakes, but this afternoon, everyone was lined up for the one-and-only “Pamela Anderson”:       …

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This Basketball ‘Game’ Racks Up the Fouls

Protesters in the (in) defense (of donkeys) zone!   Last night, high school students, parents, and PETA supporters gathered en masse outside Snohomish High School in Snohomish, Washington, to …

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Horrific Cruelty Case Prompts Change in Bulgarian Law

hoangnam_nguyen / CC by 2.0 If you’ve ever felt frustrated when you’ve read that an animal abuser was slapped with a puny penalty or that an authority pooh-poohed a …

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China’s Groundbreaking Animal Protection Law

With the draft of China’s first animal protection law in the works, change is on the way for animals. Introduced last year, the groundbreaking law includes basic legal protection …

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Orlando Artist Holds ‘Tub-In’ for Tilly

Say you want to take a protest against SeaWorld’s mistreatment of captive orca Tilly beyond letters and boycotts. What’s a performance artist to do?   http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdickert/ / CC BY …

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Shave and a Haircut, No Fish

Folks, I have to tell you that I am freaking out about a recent government bill. No, no—I don’t mean that one. I’m talking about this one, which would …

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Lunches to Get Schooled by Congress?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/back_garage/CC BY 2.0 “I have been in many lunchrooms during lunch period and can attest to the food that is frequently lacking from a nutritional perspective and very high …

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Where’s PETA’s Seal?

Watch out, Waldo—you’ve got some cute and cuddly competition when it comes to getting lost in a crowd. My new favorite game: Where’s PETA’s seal?   © Bob Timmons/www.bobtimmons.org …

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Landmark U.K. Law Would Ensure Equality for Vegans

http:[email protected]/ / CC BY 2.0 While vegans are busy fighting for animal equality, members of the U.K. Parliament have been pushing for vegan equality. Under a proposed landmark law …

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Swiss Spotlight Animal Rights

punxutawneyphil / CC by 2.0 The Alps. Chocolate. Here’s another reason to love la Suisse: Swiss laws already make it illegal to keep fish or any other naturally social …

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‘Win It’ Wednesday: ‘Save the Seals’ T-Shirt and Water Bottle

With the seal slaughter just a few weeks away, PETA has brought in our buxom bombshell, launched our pietition, and delivered a sweet message to the masses. Now we’d …

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