A.C. Moore Stops Rabbit-Pelt Sales and Goes Fur-Free

January 2008

PETA wrote to the CEO of arts and crafts giant A.C. Moore after receiving a disturbing call from a concerned member informing us that A.C. Moore was selling rabbit pelts.  Almost immediately, PETA received word that the company was “philosophically aligned” with PETA’s goals, that the rabbit pelts would be removed from all stores and online catalogs, and that the company had adopted a permanent fur-free policy. To learn more about the cruel fur industry, please go here.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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