Top Military Trainer Banned Following PETA Exposé

November 17, 2015

Following the release of PETA’s shocking military-training exposé—which documented the stabbing, shooting, and mutilation of live animals and uncovered allegations of sexual abuse and drugging of soldiers and illegal experimentation on them by Deployment Medicine International (DMI), the self-proclaimed “largest trainer of US military forces in operational medicine”—the federal government banned DMI from receiving any federal contracts for 15 years, a member of Congress called for an investigation into the company, and a leading industry association withdrew DMI’s coveted medical education accreditation.

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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