Home Shopping Network Goes Fur-Free

July 2008

Anyone out there who loves to shop without getting off the couch and also hates to see animals suffer will love the fact that the Home Shopping Network (HSN) – which reaches 90 million U.S. homes – has adopted a permanent fur-free policy. In a letter to PETA, HSN CEO Mindy Grossman wrote, “We and the customers of HSN share your concern about the treatment of animals in the making of fur products. As such, we no longer purchase any product that uses real fur, a strict policy that went into effect in the first quarter of this year.”

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind