PETA Scientists Save Hundreds of Rats and Fish After Intervening in European Union Case

PETA scientists intervened in a legal case in which the European Chemicals Agency was requiring a company to conduct tests on animals even though such tests contradicted the agency’s own requirement that animals be used only as a last resort. In this major victory for animals, PETA scientists provided evidence that helped win the case, preventing more than 500 rats and fish from enduring painful, long-term tests and setting a legal precedent to be followed in future similar cases.

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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