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Kick off your weekend with Anti-Flag. The outspoken punk band is never silent—especially about injustice. They share their advice on how to “never be silent” for animals.  

Once again, animal rights activists in China have rescued a truck full of dogs who were on their way to slaughter

KFC was ordered to give $8.3 million to the family of a girl who was left severely brain damaged after eating at one of its restaurants, but the chain doesn’t want to pay up.

New Features

A front group for animal abusers is distorting PETA’s euthanasia statistics in order to mislead people about our work. Here’s the truth.

Which “sport” kills more than 60 percent of the animals used in it? PETA’s investigation may surprise you.

New Action Alerts

PETA’s investigation of pigeon racing uncovered not only massive bird casualties but also abuse and a multimillion-dollar illegal gambling ring. Urge the U.S. attorney general to investigate


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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind