Polo Ralph Lauren Bans Fur

April 2007

In a landmark victory for animals killed for their skins, fashion house Polo Ralph Lauren dropped all fur from its clothing lines shortly after meeting with PETA.

According to the company’s news release, “[W]e feel that the time is right to take this action.” On behalf of the millions of foxes, raccoons, and other animals who suffer and die each year in the fur industry, PETA couldn’t agree more!

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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