Tennessee School District Adopts Dissection Choice

December 2010

After receiving a letter from a Tennessee middle school student who was being forced to perform a frog dissection in order to pass her biology class, PETA quickly contacted the school and district administrators. PETA convinced the superintendent to allow the district’s students to opt out of dissection and use alternatives instead.

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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