Newport, California, School District to End Cat Dissections

October 2012

Newport Harbor School District, located in Newport, California, has agreed to end cat dissections in its high schools. PETA is still in discussions about donating virtual dissection software to replace the use of cats. This decision affects around 21,500 students.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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