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For 60 years, the Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC) has exploited monkeys in traumatic, painful, and irrelevant experiments supported by the University of Washington (UW).
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Fish feel pain, too! And if your family usually celebrates Father’s Day by accompanying Dad to the local fishing hole, this will help you start a kinder tradition.
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A court has ordered Tim Stark to pay $733,997.70 in additional legal fees and costs to PETA following our successful Endangered Species Act lawsuit against the big-cat torturer.
Twenty dogs from the school’s failed muscular dystrophy lab remain imprisoned on her campus. Tell her that they deserve to be in loving homes.
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Kick off World Week for Animals in Laboratories by helping us stop Elisabeth Murray’s experiments, which have wasted millions of tax dollars and produced zero benefits for monkeys or humans.
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A landmark bill would revamp FDA rules requiring deadly animal experiments, allowing faster development of lifesaving treatments. Please urge your Congress member to support it.
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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.
Imagine being immobilized and forcibly impregnated. That’s the reality for female dolphins at SeaWorld, so Kate del Castillo is calling the company out.
“Don’t let your dog be a deadbeat dad.” Neutering is a routine, affordable surgery that can prevent hundreds of animals from being born.
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Thanks to PETA Asia, the Petra Development and Tourism Regional Authority is launching a fleet of electric vehicles to replace horse-drawn carriages. Learn why this change matters, and find out what you can do to help all the animals suffering at Petra.
Fashion shouldn’t be fatal. Join PETA’s bold campaign demanding that Urban Outfitters brands stop selling looks that actually kill.
Which of your favorite LGBTQ+ celebs are also all about animal rights? Check out PETA’s list of famous queer vegans as we continue to celebrate #Pride Month!© Mike Ruiz | © StarMaxInc.com
Pfizer injects horses with snake venom? PETA is listing (just) 10 examples of gruesome experiments on animals from the last 100 years that will shock you.
Israel just became the first country in the world to ban the sale of fur. Find out how PETA and PETA Honorary Director Pamela Anderson personally contributed to the historic ban.Rabbit: ©iStock.com/Floriana | Mink: ©iStock.com/DanielLacy
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.
Call out dairy for what it is: a product of speciesism. These students are on a mission to show the world that a mother’s milk belongs to her. Will you join them?
Compassion and science can go hand in hand. The current system is broken, and PETA’s Research Modernization Deal is here to fix it.
She’s saving animals, of course! Listen to Ingrid Newkirk’s stories of PETA’s behind-the-scenes work helping animals around the globe, and learn how you can help, too. (Plus, don’t miss her book and movie recommendations!)
“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