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Thanks to PETA supporters like you, not only is dog-breeding hellhole Envigo closing its doors, all the remaining beagles will also be spared torment in laboratories.
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An NIH agency spent $205,000 to “feminize” male monkeys with hormones, supposedly to study HIV transmission in transgender women. Why not enroll transgender women in a study that might actually help them?
Following a decade-long PETA campaign, Air France has announced that it will end its transport of monkeys to laboratories. This move deals another death blow to the miserable animal experimentation industry.
Never-before-released footage and insight come directly from Ingrid Newkirk in a new video that highlights intense stories from the 30th anniversary edition of “Free the Animals.”
The only “humane” meal is a vegan one. PETA is calling on the feds to amend rules and stop certifying bogus claims about animals raised for food.
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.
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.
Do you know how to rescue a dog trapped in a hot car? As temperatures heat up, be sure you're ready to act if you see an animal in danger. Learn what to do.
This Eid al-Adha, check out these three tasty vegan dishes from Muslim chefs and other food experts that will make your celebrations extra-special.
In Pamplona, Spain, 42 bulls will be stabbed to death this week. Will the mayor relegate the Running of the Bulls to the history books—where this archaic bloodbath belongs?Esa Ennelin
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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.
PETA’s latest video reveals that workers are STILL stitching up gentle sheep’s wounds from botched shearing without any pain relief. Watch now and learn how to take action.
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.
Eid al-Adha celebrates the Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to obey Allah. See how vegan Muslims are observing the holiday in ways that show kindness to all.© iStock.com/danishkhan
Francesca Farago and other big names joined PETA at Urban Outfitters’ annual meeting to ask the company an important question.
Why is this former animal experimenter now a model for PETA’s plan to save lives and taxpayer dollars? Listen in to Dr. John Gluck’s moving story of transformation.
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.
Following a huge push from PETA and Pakistani activists, officials in Pakistan plan to roll out reforms that will spare animals cruel veterinary training procedures.
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.
Chained and forgotten in “No-No Land,” Lady was featured in The Washington Post Magazine. Now, she’s free from her chain and in search of the life she always deserved.
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