Georgetown University Bans Glue Traps

April 2012

PETA encouraged Georgetown University, the third most vegan-friendly small college in the U.S., to extend its compassion to even the smallest of animals by halting the use of glue traps for rodent control. The university agreed, and by doing so, it joins the ranks of the many notable colleges, including the University of Washington, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Johns Hopkins University, that have sworn off the use of these cruel devices.

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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