After hearing from PETA, Overstock.com added badger hair to its long list of prohibited items, which includes alpaca, angora, exotic skins, fur, and mohair. This kind decision means that fewer badgers will be captured in nature or confined to cramped cages on farms before experiencing a terrifying death. Please urge Blick Art Materials and others to join the nearly 100 brands worldwide that have banned badger hair.
“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