Thanks to efforts by PETA—including input provided to the Brazilian government’s National Council for Control of Animal Experimentation—and key local initiatives by leading biologist Dr. Róber Bachinski and the Brazilian Network for Humane Education, the Brazilian government has announced that by April 17, 2019, it will end the use of animals in cruel observational and demonstrative teaching activities.
“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