Kentucky ‘No Gunshot’ Law Passed

January 2004

After three years of effort by PETA and other agencies, a new state law prohibiting euthanasia by gunshot in animal shelters has taken effect. A big thank-you to everyone who viewed our action alert and gave their support.

Read more about how you can make legislative changes for the animals.

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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