Frequently Asked Questions
- What was the rationale behind your “Got Beer?” Campaign?
- Where can I find leather alternatives?
- What are some alternatives to wool?
- Are products made with feathers inhumane?
- I’ve heard that the Indian leather industry is really cruel. Is it really so bad?
- How is down obtained?
- My school is planning a donkey basketball game to raise money. Are these games cruel to the donkeys?
- What are “bloodless” or Portuguese bullfights, and are they legal in the U.S.?
- Where do captive animals come from?
- I heard a rumor that PETA releases dogs from their crates at dog shows. Is this true?
- Is there any reason I shouldn’t buy a pearl necklace?
- God put animals here for us to use; the Bible gives us dominion over animals.
- Why does PETA work with celebrities who may not support or practice all the activities that PETA advocates?
- Why do PETA members sometimes throw tofu pies at animal abusers—isn’t that a form of violence?
- Where do you draw the line?
“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