Talbots Commits to Banning Alpaca Fleece

Hats off to Talbots! After hearing from PETA that gentle alpacas are kicked, hit, and slammed onto tables—some even while pregnant—then shorn so quickly and violently that many are left bleeding from deep wounds, the retailer made the compassionate decision to eliminate all alpaca fleece from its merchandise by the end of 2022. Please urge Anthropologie and others to join the more than 65 companies that have banned the cruelly derived material.

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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