PETA India scientists were accepted as members of a critical committee and successfully persuaded the Indian government to update its list of approved tests for drugs manufactured and sold in India. Companies can now use an animal-free test for drug contaminants rather than subjecting rabbits to painful injections, and certain vaccine tests on guinea pigs and mice were eliminated.
“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