Pennsylvania Couple Charged With Eighteen Counts of Cruelty

January 2004

Thanks to pressure from PETA, a Pennsylvania couple was charged with a combined total of 18 counts of cruelty to animals after the local humane society found a dead horse and seized 14 animals who were being denied veterinary care and proper food and water.

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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