Boston Proper Goes Fur-Free

October 2009

After receiving complaints from concerned PETA members and supporters who were outraged that women’s fashion retailer Boston Proper was selling fur in its catalogs and online, we immediately contacted the company and urged it to go fur-free. Boston Proper listened to our concerns about the cruelty that animals on fur farms endure–including being bludgeoned, beaten, and then skinned alive–and announced that it would immediately stop buying fur and would be completely fur-free as of January 1, 2010!

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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