VICTORY: Venus Fashion Agrees to Find Cruelty-Free Alterative to Cruelly Obtained Angora Wool

After being contacted by PETA, Venus Fashion agreed not to sell angora, stating, “Your communication was informative and highly disturbing. Based upon that, Venus Fashions, Inc. will not go forward with sourcing sweaters with angora. We will find a humane alternative to give us the hand feel that fur blends have historically had and customers have enjoyed.”

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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