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Misguided efforts, dried-up funding, zero insight gained—why is Texas A&M University STILL holding dogs from its notorious canine muscular dystrophy laboratory prisoner?
You Can’t Trust the Label! All 11 ‘Humane-Certified’ Factory Farms PETA Investigated Were Horrifically Cruel
How much more video footage of suffering animals will it take for the ASPCA, HSUS, and Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) to stop promoting sham “standards” for factory farms? Find out how you can help.
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
Billboard charts aren’t the only thing Chris Pérez smashes. If a dog is trapped in a hot car, he’ll smash windows, too. (And Selena fans will recognize the guitar he uses for both.)
This lawsuit is proof that Metro’s unconstitutional practices won’t deter PETA’s efforts to end speciesism. We know that, for animals, there’s too much on the line.© iStock.com/SolStock
The Season Has Changed, and so Can You
PETA’s 3-Week Vegan Challenge will help you make a change to protect animals and the environment while improving your personal health.
“The world has marched on and left unimaginative repetitive studies of no particular value, like Dr. Murray’s, behind in the dust.”"Dr. Birute Galdikas" | SFU - Communications & Marketing | CC BY 2.0
It's that time for pumpkin everything. These pumpkin spice products are all the rage and all vegan! Spoiler alert: Vegan pumpkin spice lattes are included.© Instagram.com/nutpods
After a decades-long PETA campaign, Kering—the parent company of Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, and other luxury brands—is going fur-free.
In Thailand, terrified monkeys are chained, beaten, and forced to climb trees to pick coconuts. Opting for one of these animal-friendly brands could mean saving a life.
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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.
For 29 years, Kshamenk has been kept in a cramped tank at Argentina’s Mundo Marino, a seedy marine park. Learn more about the loneliest orca in South America.
PETA’s taking the National Institutes of Health to court over its continued funding of failed sepsis tests on animals.
They mate, they forage, they fly—but keeping birds as “pets” results in huge negative consequences for them and the humans who care for them. PETA Vice President Christina Matthies shares what you can do to help parrots.
Alpaca, wool, cashmere, mohair, leather, and down—all are produced with extreme violence and fear. Join the campaign to rid Urban Outfitters of these cruel materials!
At Debbie Dolittle’s Animal Experience, a sloth named Malia died after falling from a climbing structure—she was apparently severely emaciated, bruised, and stressed. And that’s not all.
You’d think the first dehydration death would have been a clue that the water device was broken—but not to these incompetent University of Louisiana at Lafayette experimenters.
See photos from PETA protests around the world! Animal advocates are calling on Millennium Hotels to cut ties with the deadly Iditarod.
To honor the important contributions of Latine people to the animal rights movement, PETA’s naming 30 celebs who are smashing speciesism for Hispanic Heritage Month.© StarMaxInc.com
Our scientists have a plan to phase out animal tests and improve research for human health. See our Research Modernization Deal here.
Coffee and dairy-free cream, please! Hold the surcharge. The dairy industry exploits cows, and these students have had enough.
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“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