Victory! McDonald’s Pulls Chimpanzee Commercial

After hearing from PETA, our members, and other great-ape advocacy groups, McDonald’s pulled its commercial featuring a chimpanzee! McDonald’s joins a long list of companies—including Burger King, Pizza Factory, Hasbro, Capital One, Volkswagen, and The Hershey Company—that have dropped ads that included primate “actors.”

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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