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The U.S. has essentially stopped the importation of monkeys from Cambodia over health and other concerns, but Canadian officials continue this dangerous practice.© StarMaxInc.com
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.
What do Cruella, Lady and the Tramp, Where the Crawdads Sing, and Strays have in common? Find out via PETA’s new investigation into Atlanta Film Animals.
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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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.
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.
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!
Experimenters at the University of Wisconsin–Madison want to startle tiny monkeys awake, over and over. Act now to prevent this nightmare!Obtained by PETA through public records law
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?
The Veterinarians’ Blood Bank is under fire following a damning PETA undercover investigation. Discover Kolbie the dog’s rescue story.
Animal agriculture causes climate change, which leads to prolonged heatwaves and droughts, extending and exacerbating seasonal wildfire periods. And that’s only the beginning.
You’ve helped PETA usher food and beverage testing in Taiwan into a new era—thanks to your comments, baby rats’ lives will now be spared.© iStock.com/vadimrysev
Will H&M finally ditch down after PETA’s latest “bloody” stunt? Keep reading to see what we sent the company’s CEO.
Christspiracy provides compelling, evidence-backed revelations about “the biggest cover-up in 2,000 years.”© Christspiracy
Join PETA for the glitz and glamour of the Oscat Awards, when we honor Hollywood films and stars for championing animal rights!© StarMaxInc.com
Tell Georgia officials to reconsider a plan for the largest monkey prison in the U.S. before a single shovel breaks ground.© Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals Media
Thanks to PETA and James Cromwell, Starbucks’ executives and patrons are in for a venti cup of disgust over the chain’s disgraceful vegan milk upcharge.
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?
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.
“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