Pennsylvania Home Depot Stops Killing Birds

April 2003

When PETA learned that the Home Depot in Swatara, Pennsylvania, was using glue traps to capture and kill birds, we wrote the store to let them know about humane alternatives to the painful traps. We also asked the local humane society to send an officer to speak with the manager. Soon after the officer’s visit, the Home Depot stopped using the traps.

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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