Pennsylvania School Ends Cruel Pollution Experiments on Animals

March 2014

After receiving a complaint from a member of the public, PETA contacted a Pennsylvania elementary school that for years has had students put toxins into a tank containing live fish and snails to study the effects of pollution. Following productive discussions with PETA, the school agreed to discontinue the experiment permanently.

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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