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Teaching Prisoners to Butcher Animals—Dumbest Idea Ever?

File under “What were they thinking?” A Minnesota state senator wants to give inmates a license to kill.

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The Story of Ag-Gag!

Across the country, lawmakers are considering “ag-gag” bills, which, if passed, could subject whistleblowers and undercover investigators to criminal prosecution for their efforts to expose animal abuse on factory …

‘Sam Got Them Out!’ A Poem About Sam Simon by Ingrid E. Newkirk

A poem written for animal ally and PETA Honorary Director Sam Simon.

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Sam Simon: A True Hero for Animals

The animals have lost a true ally and a sharp and honest tongue with the passing of PETA Honorary Director and entertainment giant Sam Simon, who was our dear …

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SeaWorld’s Accreditation Under Fire

PETA submits official comments asking the Association of Zoos and Aquariums to hold the cruel animal park responsible for violations.

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Activist Spotlight: Melissa de Meulles

When it comes to wrangling animal abusers, the rodeo is no match for Melissa de Meulles. PETA’s latest activist spotlight features Melissa and her successful campaign to buck the …

Protesters Disrupt BCBG Storefront

BCBG sells fur and refuses to stop. So this is what we did.

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Beluga Whale Dies at SeaWorld Orlando

Nanuq, a beluga whale at SeaWorld’s Wild Arctic attraction in Orlando, Florida, died while he was being treated for an infection from a jaw injury.

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Before It Was a Fur Coat, It Was a Someone: A PETA Exposé

A look at the barbaric ways in which minks are killed and skinned at countless fur farms around the world. 

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“Cutest Vegan Kids” Contest 2015!

Think your animal-lovin’ vegan kiddo has what it takes to be named the Cutest Vegan Kid of 2015? Here’s your chance to tell us why!

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Our Message to Westminster: Homeless Dogs Lose Today

A throng of caged “dogs” reminds Westminster attendees that when they breed and buy purebreds, dogs in shelters lose their chance at finding a home—and a life.

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PETA Demo Shows People How to Go Bananas in the Bedroom

Flowers, chocolates, and teddy bears are great—but what we gals really want is a guy who goes, ahem, bananas over us.

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Never Be Silent

Animals can’t ask for the pain to stop, so they need you to speak out against their abuse and exploitation.

Iconic African-American Vegetarians

Over the years, many civil rights proponents have extended their compassion to animals. See which famous African-American activists are (or were) veg or vegan.

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17 Photos That Bust Animal Rights Myths

Have you ever thought of making the switch to Veganism, but felt like you couldn’t? Get inspired by these Vegans who dispel some common Vegan Myths!

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