The PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. donated $50,000 worth of equipment to the Institute for In Vitro Sciences—a laboratory conducting animal-free test methods—and partnered with Imperial Brands PLC, Altria Client Services, British American Tobacco PLC, and Philip Morris International Inc. to donate an additional machine worth $110,000. This equipment uses human cells instead of animals to test the effects of smoke, e-vapor, and other chemicals.
“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