Worth 1,000 Words …

Published by PETA.

We’ve all heard the old saying “A picture is worth 1,000 words.” But a picture of a zany, street-theater style demonstration is worth a zillion words (don’t worry, I verified that figure on Wikipedia). PETA members, staff, interns, and activists have been hard at work as always, and I’ve collected a few snapshots of our peeps “takin’ it to the streets.” Seeing as how I’m pressed for time, I can’t crank out the zillion words each of these photos deserves, but hopefully you’ll be happy with the next 100 or so. Enjoy!


Here’s PETA Senior VP Dan Mathews as one of our “Tax Meat” pigs at the Democratic National Convention this year. The officer next to him seems to be taking aim at a potential threat to public safety.
Outside the Smithfield shareholder meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia, we did a very eye-catching slaughter demo. No fake blood was used here—the “turkey” got a nosebleed from hanging upside-down for too long.
PETA India is turning heads and slowly (but surely!) bringing back full-body one-piece bathing suits.
Because of a last-minute cancelation by Tony the Tiger, we had to settle for a beautiful naked woman to help with our recent Seattle demonstration against Ringling.

Written by Sean Conner

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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