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“The Veterinarians’ Blood Bank”—but where are the veterinarians? PETA captured video exposing what the company did to dogs and cats.
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According to whistleblower reports, Charles River Laboratories is back at its monkey business, and this time the danger is already here.© Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals Media
The Washington Post reports that following PETA’s investigation, federal agencies planned a massive raid of an underground racetrack in Georgia, only to nix it at the last minute.
PETA has found even more reasons to urge your legislators to act. Let’s save lives and stop the National Institutes of Health from using our tax money to fund foreign laboratories.
Join PETA for the glitz and glamour of the Oscat Awards, when we honor Hollywood films and stars for championing animal rights!© StarMaxInc.com
After this event with PETA’s president, you’ll have a new spring in your step, knowing you’re an integral part of the “all” in “All Together Now!” Get your tickets for the first tour stop—in Atlanta!
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Join PETA’s Action Team to hear about protests, events, and volunteer opportunities in your area. You’ll also get tips and ideas to help you advocate for animals.
Curiosity has killed many cats. From PETA and executive producer Bill Maher, the new docuseries The Failed Experiment exposes what most people don’t know about experiments on animals.
Inspired by PETA Germany’s 30th anniversary, animal defenders went to Parliament with unfinished business. What were their demands?
With these vegan fish recipes, you can let fish swim in peace while you still hang on to the taste. Don’t get caught not trying them during Lent this year!
PETA exposes the lies that Safer Human Medicine CEO Jim Harkness has been telling Bainbridge, Georgia, residents about the beagles who were held at Envigo.© Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals Media
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.
Corky is the longest-held captive orca in history, and time is running out. Will you take action?
Victory! Hallmark’s action comes after PETA held lively demonstrations near the company’s headquarters, ran creative ads, and enlisted the help of celebrities.
Pigs, monkeys, and beagles are suffering at Altasciences. Find out what it did to get the feds’ attention and how to help animals now.Obtained by PETA through FOIA
Will H&M finally ditch down after PETA’s latest “bloody” stunt? Keep reading to see what we sent the company’s CEO.
Footage of Olympic rider and trainer Cesar Parra shows him abusing horses during training sessions. What does it mean for the future of this cruel “sport”?
Celebrated playwright, author, and poet Ishmael Reed talks about his new play, The Shine Challenge, 2024, and how it puts the spotlight on forgotten humans and our fellow animals.
We’ve rescued big cats from Tiger King hellholes, stopped circuses from exporting endangered animals for their shows, and more. Will you be a part of our next big victory?
GCI, owned by Liberty Media, continues to give the Iditarod more than $250,000 annually. See how PETA is urging it to drop the deadly dog-sled race.
Teaching your young ones about animal rights can be a colorful experience. Help them display their respect for chickens with this fun and free PETA Kids activity.
Why does the world’s biggest research funding agency spend almost half of its taxpayer budget on cruel and scientifically futile experiments on animals? This may be changing soon, thanks to PETA scientists.
“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