PETA Weekly: 12 Stories You Shouldn’t Miss

Published by Michelle Kretzer.


Dancing goats, Alec Baldwin, and Etch-A-Sketch—you never know what delights you’ll find on PETA’s Tumblr page.


  • Will it be chickens or condoms? Seals or a Ghostface killer? Who’s your favorite PETA mascot?


  • A new bill in Ontario would strip the Ontario SPCA of its ability to remove animals from abusive situations and file charges against the abusers. Tell the members of Provincial Parliament to oppose this dangerous legislation.
  • It’s time to defeat another “ag gag” bill. Nebraska is now trying to shroud its factory farms in secrecy.
  • A county in Maryland wants to use bowhunting, one of the cruelest forms of hunting, to “control” deer populations. Please share PETA’s tips for humanely managing deer with the county’s lawmakers.

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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