When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) attempted to circumvent requirements to reduce and replace animal use, PETA scientists pushed back, testifying in hearings, submitting official comments, and contacting various agency officials, and the EPA canceled its plans. See here.
“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