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“Tiger King” villain Bhagavan “Doc” Antle is now facing charges for state wildlife trafficking, cruelty to animals, and money laundering.
It’s time for Envigo to accept the U.S. Department of Justice’s plan to adopt out every single surviving beagle and shut down this chronically cruel dog prison, as it told the court it would.
The University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill’s flagrant violations of federal animal welfare laws should result in criminal charges, and PETA is asking for just that.
PETA’s field team staff are essential service providers—they’re our miracle workers. If you think you have the compassion and diligence to be on the front line, we want to hear from you.
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.
Independence Day should mean freedom for animals, too. This Fourth of July, invite your friends and family over to show them just how delicious vegan cookin’ can be.
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.
Tonka’s former owner claimed the chimpanzee was dead, but the details didn’t add up. Hear the action-packed story of PETA’s determination to find him before it was too late.© Save the Chimps
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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.
Learn more about the cruelty of marine parks and discover ways to help animals.
Explosions in the air can be upsetting to veterans, small children, and anyone else with a sensitivity to loud sounds—but they’re often deadly to dogs and cats.
PETA’s Grillin’ Without Killin’ Kit will add some spice to your next cookout and show your guests how to enjoy this summer tradition with finger-licking good vegan food.
Here’s how PETA scientists use webinars to promote the use of modern, non-animal test methods and reduce the reliance on experiments on animals.
Francesca Farago and other big names joined PETA at Urban Outfitters’ annual meeting to ask the company an important question.
Don’t miss the final installment of PETA Prime’s “Free the Animals” video series—where PETA Foundation Chief Legal Officer Jeff Kerr shares how the true stories from this landmark book influenced the law.
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.
Crustaceans form friendships and nurture their families. But the way humans treat these sensitive individuals will pinch at your heartstrings—and make you switch to delicious vegan lobster rolls and crab cakes instead.
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.
Know a kid who respects animals and understands that they’re friends, not food? Nominate that person today—they could win a trophy, a prize pack, vegan cookies, and yearlong bragging rights.© iStock.com/SerrNovik
Our scientists have a plan to phase out animal tests and improve research for human health. See our Research Modernization Deal here.
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.
“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