Dissection Choice Policy Passes in Las Vegas

April 2002

Thirteen-year-old PETA member Laurie Wolff led an effort in Clark County, Nevada, which includes Las Vegas, to convince school administrators to adopt a dissection choice policy. Previously, dissecting in school was mandatory. Thanks to Laurie’s efforts, 230,000 will be able to make a compassionate choice.

Read about how to cut out dissection at your school.

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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