Washington PTA Makes Deal With the Devil

A PETA member has sent a letter to the head of the state’s PTA regarding its announced partnership with McDonald’s to “promote healthy eating for kids.”

Is There Such a Thing as ‘Humane’ Meat?

Many PETA members have contacted us to ask whether they should support so-called “humane” meat. It’s a question that we all should be asking.

Photo: You May Have Eaten This

The picture has been circulating around the Internet for a while, but it’s still creating buzz because it shows something we rarely see.

Getting on Board Against McCruelty

Meet Feel Ideal. Practically every day that weather permits, he can be found outside his local McDonald’s in Honolulu handing out leaflets explaining how chickens killed for the fast-food giant suffer and how the company—as one of the biggest sellers of chicken meat—could reduce this abuse by requiring its suppliers to switch to a more … Read more »

Internet Soup

It sounds like the plot of a Disney movie, but this video of a pig and dog who are best buds would warm even Walt’s cryogenically frozen heart. “Don’t mind me.” After committing the most adorable case of breaking and entering ever, a baby seal curled up on a New Zealand woman’s couch for a … Read more »

McDonald’s Sneaky Little PR Move

McDonald’s has kicked its PR machine into high gear after a terrific undercover investigation by Mercy for Animals at Sparboe Farms, one of McDonald’s primary egg suppliers, revealed that workers grabbed hens by the throat and slammed them into cages, that an employee swung a hen by her feet, that male chicks were tossed into … Read more »

Six Scary DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

Tired of going through racks of Halloween costumes and seeing the same old hockey masks and sexy nurse uniforms? Here are six scary DIY costumes guaranteed to make the most fearless revelers do a double-take—and then think twice about eating meat, wearing fur, or going to the circus. Steal an idea from PETA Vice President … Read more »

McDonald’s TiKs Off Ke$ha

© StarmaxInc When pop sensation Ke$ha learned that McDonald’s McCruelty is spending more than $1 billion on renovating its restaurants while still refusing to require its suppliers to upgrade to a less cruel method of slaughtering chickens, she fired off a letter to McDonald’s CEO Jim Skinner calling out the company for its “Sleazy” behavior. … Read more »

‘Star’ Staffers Take on Hollywood McDonald’s

It was just another evening in Hollywood—the sun was sinking in a gold-and-orange blaze, throngs of tourists were posing for photos on the Walk of Fame, and some of my PETA colleagues and I gathered to spread the message that McDonald’s suppliers mutilate conscious chickens. Although a couple of teenagers who hovered around Ozzy Osbourne’s star … Read more »

Ryan Gosling, Our Hero

Ryan Gosling has certainly earned his cape this month. First, he broke up a street fight in Manhattan. Then, the Academy Award-nominated actor leapt to the defense of chickens and turkeys on factory farms. Gosling wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on PETA’s behalf calling on the agency to revoke its … Read more »

Happy 60th, Chrissie Hynde!

PETA wishes a very happy 60th birthday to rock legend Chrissie Hynde, who, when she isn’t using her beautiful voice to sing platinum hits, uses it to stop cruelty to animals. From opening her vegan restaurant, VegiTerranean, to having her hit song “I’ll Stand by You” featured in a heartbreaking public service announcement, the Rock … Read more »

Morrissey Praised for Being Blunt

Never one to shy away from speaking up for animals plainly and forthrightly, Morrissey urged fans who were upset about the tragic bombing and shooting rampage in Norway to consider the animals who face needless, terrifying deaths every day. Before launching into “Meat Is Murder” during a concert in Warsaw on Sunday, Morrissey told the … Read more »

Ronald’s McCruelty Has the Web A-Twitter

Here’s a riddle for you: What has red hair, no heart, and says, “Ba da da da daaa, I’m killin’ it”? McDonald’s creepy spokesclown, in PETA’s Evil Ronald twitter contest. Sadistic Ronalds have popped up all over the Twitterverse to tell people what’s really going on behind that white face paint. You can check out some … Read more »

Tweet Ronald McDonald to a Big Surprise

PETA has just launched a new Twitter contest that is sure to have Ronald McDonald shaking in his big red boots. To enter, just create a Twitter account named some variation of “Evil Ronald” and tweet the things you think the creepy clown would—or should—say. The account with the wittiest, funniest lines will be streamed … Read more »

PETA’s McCruelty Statue—People Are Lovin’ It

You can’t keep a good bird down. PETA’s crippled-chicken statue was shut out of Louisville and Denver, but it has finally come home to roost in Raleigh.  PETA unveiled the new anti-McDonald’s statue, which was designed by New Yorker cover artist Harry Bliss, to a receptive parade of passersby, who took home more than 400 … Read more »

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