Photo of the Day: It’s All ‘Right’

Published by Alisa Mullins.

As crowds rallied outside the Supreme Court while the justices heard arguments on landmark cases regarding California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), members of PETA were there to make the point that as Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

Like other victims of oppression, animals shouldn’t be mistreated because they are different from those in power. We can all stand up to corporate bullies by refusing to buy anything that comes from cruelty. PETA will be outside the Supreme Court again tomorrow as arguments are heard against DOMA.  

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“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