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Dead fish on store shelves, animals cannibalized and frozen to death—this is what earns American Humane’s stamp of approval? PETA calls out this apparent consumer deception.
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“Succession” star James Cromwell superglued his hand to a Starbucks café counter, joining PETA’s campaign to pressure the coffee chain to stop charging customers extra for vegan milks.
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.
Circling, rocking, ripping out his own hair—Sam Smith the monkey is suffering in an NIH laboratory. Take action to help him today.
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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.
As we begin our second month in confinement, Ariel the dolphin will begin her 28th year of it. Tell SeaWorld to stop subjecting animals to bleak, lonely lives in cramped tanks.SeaWorld, San Diego (300443) | Robert Linsdell | CC by 2.0
University of Washington Primate Center Piles Up Dozens of Monkey Deaths Even Before Experiments Begin
We knew it was bad. But documents recently obtained by PETA detail how truly nightmarish conditions are for monkeys imprisoned at the Washington National Primate Research Center.A representation of primates at UW
How much do you know about the lives—and the deaths—of sheep used for clothing? PETA Australia’s new site sets the record straight.© Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals Media
PETA scientists regularly award promising researchers with the tools they need to replace tests on animals with modern, kinder methods.
In some of the country’s highest-ranked college towns, PETA placed bold ads reminding Urban Outfitters shoppers to make kinder purchases.
PETA recently uncovered violations of federal animal welfare laws at UC-Berkeley. Find out how you can help monkeys.
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
Do you have children ages 12 or younger? Help them join a community of kind kids taking action for animals with new activities every month.
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.
A group of high school students reportedly hung a dead shark from the rafters of their high school as an alleged “senior prank.” PETA’s urging empathy lessons.@Twitter.com/@Katie_Jeffries
If this is how Greg Blasi treats horses on national TV, how does he behave when no one is looking? PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo shares what you need to know about the 2022 Kentucky Derby.
Calling all college students: Want to make the world a better place for animals and get paid to do it? Apply to become a Students Opposing Speciesism campus rep today!
“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