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Jeremy Piven’s Mercury Scare

eonline / CC Whether he’s playing snarky talent agent Ari on Entourage or starring in blockbusters like Rock ‘n Rolla and Smokin’ Aces, we think Emmy Award–winning actor Jeremy …

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Animal Skinning and Racism Go Hand-In-Hand

Racism, slaughter, skinning … this video has it all—all things inhumane and barbaric, that is. In a shocking new video released by our pals across the pond at PETA …

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A Grey(hound) Christmas

freedigitalphotos / CC Movie fans can have a White Christmas (if they like sentiment) or a Black Christmas (if they like horror). Music fans can enjoy a “Blue Christmas.” …

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Sexy Santa Asks Shoppers to Go ‘Ho, Ho, Faux’

Bet you thought Santa only came once a year. Well, don’t be too sure! PETA’s “Sexy Santas” are making the rounds to let fur-wearers know that they’re on our …

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Dear Donna Karan: It’s On. Officially.

We’re so proud to launch our new Web site: DonnaKaranBunnyButcher.com. By going back on her promise to shed fur from her collection (twice!), Donna Karan has made it clear …

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Bidens Bought Puppy–Now Kennel Is Cited for Violations!

Right about now, we bet Vice President-elect Joe Biden is kicking himself for his decision to buy a purebred dog from a breeder, rather than adopt from a shelter. …

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Top (and Bottom) Films for Animals in 2008

The holidays are prime movie-watching time, so here is PETA’s list of the good, the not-so-bad-but-could-be-better, and the downright ugly films for animals of 2008. The Good Marley and …

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PETA’s Pig Patrol to Visit NY Governor

When we heard about New York Governor David Paterson’s proposed excise (“sin”) tax on full-calorie soda, we were confused. Sure, there are calories to be had in the all-American …

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Top Ten Most Karmic Moments for Animal Abusers in 2008

Ever notice how bad begets bad? Well, in the world of animal abuse, folks often have a way of getting themselves hurt and even killed when trying to do …

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Ho Ho Ho, PETA Activists Are Coming to Town!

With shopping season in full swing, PETA volunteers and campaigners are out there braving the cold. Check out photos of some of our recent attention-getting demos below: In Massachusetts, …

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Emmylou Harris: Country Music’s Canine Crusader

Country superstar Emmylou Harris’ life has really gone to the dogs—and she wouldn’t have it any other way. Devoted to lending a hand to down-and-out dogs, the down-to-earth music …

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If the Shoe Fits …

necn / CC You may have heard about the incident this weekend in which an Iraqi reporter took aim at President Bush … by throwing both his shoes at …

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Stress and Obesity Killing Teenage Inmates

htmlhelp / CC Elephant inmates, that is. Two recent studies comparing the health of wild elephants to that of captive ones just concluded that—golly jeepers—free-roaming animals don’t fare very …

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BBC Drops Dog Show Coverage

phapet / CC The BBC has announced—in a momentous victory for dogs everywhere—that it will no longer broadcast coverage of the Kennel Club’s Crufts dog show. Crufts is the …

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Airport Security Will Never Be the Same …

Those boots may be made for walkin’, but were they made from an animal’s sensitive skin? That may be the big question in the minds of travelers shuffling through …

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