After hearing from PETA that workers slammed alpacas onto tables, tied them by all four legs, forcibly stretched them out, and violently and carelessly sheared them as they cried out and spit in fear, ascena retail group, inc., and its brands—Ann Taylor, Loft, Lou & Grey, Lane Bryant, s, Cacique,—banned alpaca fleece. Please urge Anthropologie to join ascena and drop alpaca fleece immediately.
“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