After PETA India’s footage from inspections of farms on which thousands of sick and malnourished horses, donkeys, and mules are used as living factories to produce antitoxins and antivenoms went public, we asked the Indian government to rescind those facilities’ licenses and to invest in non-animal antitoxin production. One facility has already been closed, and the Indian government announced this month that it would provide funding for the development of snake antivenom using modern manufacturing methods. See here.
“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