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Marmoset monkeys used in scientifically sketchy experiments at UMass were physically harmed as a result of employees’ improper handling. PETA is calling for action.
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PETA’s campaign against Starbucks continues with new billboards featuring Sir Paul McCartney, daily sit-ins, and more.
Historic PETA Victory! Judge Bars Envigo From Breeding, Selling Dogs and Nearly 150 Beagles Rescued From the Prison-Like Facility
Is this the beginning of the end for Envigo? Following our exposé, lobbying for legislation in Virginia, and more, the U.S. Department of Justice has seized beagles in “acute distress” from the factory farm’s cages.
The bloodshed of war is not limited to humans. PETA explains why other animals are not soldiers and how you can help end the use of animals in war.
PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman was just in high school when the gripping events detailed in “Free the Animals” unfolded. Find out how she took part in the action and how you can, too.
Don’t let Eli Lilly’s board of directors stay silent. Urge members to use their authority and order the company to ban the cruel forced swim test.
Nick Nack has been imprisoned and experimented on for years in Elisabeth Murray’s NIH laboratory. He’s so distressed that he rips out his own hair.
These easy vegan BBQ recipes will help you whip up a special commemoration dinner for friends and family—and also mark the start of the summer grilling season.
This Memorial Day weekend, travelers headed in the direction of the notorious Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Foundation will see a warning from PETA plastered at local gas stations.
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.
Today, Corky is locked inside one of SeaWorld’s tiny tanks, swimming in endless circles.SeaWorld San Diego 2010 | Martin Wippel | CC by 2.0
Our scientists have a plan to phase out animal tests and improve research for human health. See our Research Modernization Deal here.
Animals in Kentucky Just Got Landmark Legal Protections—Tell Shriners to Step Right Up Without Animals
PETA is pushing for animal-free Shrine circuses in Kentucky after the state adopted regulations limiting the use of endangered animals for entertainment.
Here’s what you need to know about this rare disease, which has recently been detected in the U.S.
In some of the country’s highest-ranked college towns, PETA placed bold ads reminding Urban Outfitters shoppers to make kinder purchases.
PETA’s Poochella adoption festival came back with a bang this year, with dozens of happy dogs looking for loving new homes.
Introduce us to a friend and—if it’s a match—you could make money! PETA is paying up to $1,000 for qualified referrals, so get started today.© iStock.com/filadendron
Many turtles are severely injured or killed on roads every year. They can survive for weeks after their shell is crushed. If you see a turtle on or near a road—injured or not—here’s what to do!
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.
If you’re looking for new stories to fill your child’s imagination, take a page out of PETA Kids’ book with these colorful and engaging tales of empathy for animals.
PETA sits down with Capt. Paul Watson to talk about his book—which tells the story of every orca in captivity today, including at SeaWorld—why he founded the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, and the whale who could have killed him.© “Orcapedia”
Whether you want to protest at a local fast-food restaurant or hand out leaflets outside Petco, Students Opposing Speciesism’s activism kits will help you help animals this summer.
“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