After hearing from nearly 100,000 PETA supporters, Alaska Airlines—the fifth-largest airline in the U.S.—has confirmed that its 40 years of supporting the Iditarod will end after this year’s race. PETA has been meeting with and pressuring the company for years, including by protesting at its corporate headquarters.
“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