Michigan High School Drops Cruel Live-Fish Labs

July 2013

Following complaints from concerned students about live fish who were dying after being placed into hot water in classroom biology experiments at a Michigan high school, PETA immediately wrote to the school and urged it to end the cruel laboratory. After PETA diligently followed up, the district promised to discontinue the project permanently. PETA has also offered to donate non-animal teaching methods to the school to replace the fish laboratory.

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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