Donkey Basketball Game Canceled in Westerville, Ohio

April 2006

After hearing from PETA, Westerville North High School in Ohio decided to cancel a donkey basketball game that had been scheduled to raise funds for the girls’ basketball team. This compassionate decision paid off: several activists who were opposed to the game thanked the school for its compassionate decision by making donations to the team.

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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