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Since Daphna Nachminovitch read about the gripping rescues in “Free the Animals” nearly 30 years ago, she’s helped PETA save thousands of animals. Find out why the book is moving people like her to act.
PETA’s campaign against Starbucks continues with a week of action in more than 20 cities, plus billboards, daily sit-ins, and more.
NIH spits on sound science, choosing instead to back the Washington National Primate Research Center with tens of millions in taxpayer dollars.A representation of primates at UW
This means we’re one big step closer to ending the archaic requirement for tests on animals in drug development. Now, urge your senators to support this landmark bill.
Federal documents reveal apparent violations of the law. It's time to shut down Elisabeth Murray's lab and retire the surviving monkeys to sanctuaries.
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Pressure from PETA ended Texas A&M University’s canine MD breeding program in 2019. But then nine healthy dogs were sent to another lab instead of being released for adoption.
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What PETA Stands For
I am you, only different.
Human beings create temporary and arbitrary boundaries to exclude beings who aren’t like them. Human beings have justified wars, slavery, sexual violence, and military conquests through the mistaken belief that those who are “different” do not experience suffering and are not worthy of moral consideration.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
We are taught the Golden Rule as young children, and all major religions teach principles of nonviolence and kindness. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Ethical treatment—the Golden Rule—must be extended to all living beings: reptiles, mammals, fish, insects, birds, amphibians, and crustaceans.
Animals are not ours to experiment on, eat, wear, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way.
All beings desire freedom to live a natural life, according to their inherent desires and instincts. While the lives of all beings necessarily involve some amount of suffering, human beings must stop deliberately inflicting suffering on all beings for our own selfish desires. We lose nothing in replacing a cheeseburger with a veggie burger or a leather purse with a fabric one. But beings we exploit lose their lives just for our fleeting fancy.
We are all animals.
We believe all beings deserve liberty and respect not because they share the characteristics we admire in ourselves but because they are living beings. We share the same evolutionary origins, we inhabit the same Earth, and we are ruled by the same laws of nature. We are all the same.
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Maryland state Sen. Ben Kramer is demanding that deadly experiments on owls at Johns Hopkins University stop now, in light of repeated legal violations, the waste of taxpayer funds, and animal mutilations.
A million private businesses in New York survive without state handouts, but $230 million in casino profits goes to one industry filled with violence, drugs, and deaths.
Francesca Farago and other big names joined PETA at Urban Outfitters’ annual meeting to ask the company an important question.
If you’ve been looking for a good reason to do some shopping, PETA’s virtual auction is the perfect excuse—and it supports our Science, Technology, and Innovation Fund.
After PETA revealed that workers beat and apparently cut up a shark for bait and ripped the mantles off live octopuses, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is taking action. Read the full details of our investigation.
Chains, pens, and high temperatures are a lethal cocktail for dogs. If you encounter an animal left outdoors, here are six ways you can help—and even save their life.
Is getting active for animals on your summer to-do list? Speak out against speciesism and turn up the heat on animal abusers with these tips.
SeaQuest Fort Worth in Texas is yet another miserable mall aquarium that forces wild animals into dangerous encounters with visitors.
Our scientists have a plan to phase out animal tests and improve research for human health. See our Research Modernization Deal here.
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind