University of Kentucky Forced to Release Experimentation Records to PETA

Following an appeal by PETA, Kentucky’s attorney general ruled that the University of Kentucky violated the Kentucky Open Records Act by refusing to provide PETA with records related to its use of animals in classroom laboratories and training exercises. The university must now provide PETA with protocols describing classroom experiments on animals, which PETA will use to determine whether the school is using animals in experiments when superior and humane non-animal methods are available.

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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