Before PETA: Ingrid Newkirk Takes Us Back to Where It All Began

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

Ever wondered how PETA President Ingrid Newkirk went from a young girl who cared about animals to the founder of the largest and most effective animal rights organization in the world? Andrew Kirschner of animal advocacy website and radio program Kirschner’s Korner asked Ingrid to take his listeners back in time to hear how it all began.

It’s an intriguing listen for while you’re driving, doing housework, or planning your next action for animals.

For more inspiration, check out Ingrid’s book Making Kind Choices: Everyday Ways to Enhance Your Life Through Earth- and Animal-Friendly Living.

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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