Froggipedia, a Virtual-Dissection App, Is Apple’s Top iPad App of 2018

Animal dissection is cruel, archaic, and pointless—and Froggipedia’s epic popularity is proof that more and more teachers, students, and parents know it.

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Pamela Anderson Thanks the World Health Organization: ‘Breast Is Best’

The PETA ambassador is thanking the agency for its pro-breastfeeding resolution, which seeks to decrease the use of cruel cow’s milk formulas.

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Celebrity Mom Jennifer Garner’s Baby Food Brand Is Basically Perfect

Celebrity mom Jennifer Garner wants your baby to eat organic, vegan yum yums.

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PETA Seeks Warning Messages in Map Apps and Stores After Numerous Hot Car Deaths

Signs and alerts could help warn drivers that children and dogs left in hot vehicles can die of heatstroke within minutes.

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PETA Pleads for Obese Kids in Puerto Rico

The Puerto Rico legislature is considering a bill that would fine parents for failing to reduce their obese children’s weight.

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Dad Doesn’t Want THIS for Father’s Day

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This month, in honor of Father’s Day, let’s all give the men in our lives an extra push.

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My Son Has Autism—That’s Why I Support PETA’s Autism Campaign

Gillian Loughran, editor of “Autism Eye” magazine and the mother of a son with autism, speaks out.

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Great Advice From Dr. Jenn Berman on Raising a Vegan Family

Whether counseling celebrities (including PETA pal Courtney Stodden) on VH1’s Couples Therapy, offering advice to callers on her SiriusXM radio show, penning bestselling books, or working with patients in her private practice, marriage, family, and child therapist Dr. Jenn Berman has helped bring many families closer together. Now, in an exclusive interview with PETA, Dr. Jenn… Read more »

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Dress Made of Sushi? We Can Top That

London Fashion Week hasn’t even started yet, but already up-and-coming British designer George Nemsadze’s dress made of nori (the seaweed paper used in sushi) is getting media attention. Our thoughts? Love it! Then again, seaweed, schmeaweed—PETA’s been making clothes out of lettuce for years: As well as out of cucumber and kiwi: © Photo: Ricardo Sanit-Cyr,… Read more »

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It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Cow

Maybe being able to see the Hollywood sign from my living room makes everything remind me of a bad horror movie, but seeing the headline “New Strain of ‘Mad Cow’ Disease” is enough to make anyone (especially meat-eaters) shriek like a celluloid scream queen. That’s right—bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has struck again! Mad cow disease… Read more »

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PETA Supports Breastfeeding Moms

After Michigan mom Natalie Hegedus was verbally reprimanded by a judge for discreetly breastfeeding her child in the back of a courtroom, PETA jumped to the support of Hegedus and other moms by seeking to place our pro-breastfeeding billboard near the Paw Paw courtroom where the mammary melee occurred. Mary © Susan Saladino Breastfeeding is… Read more »

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When Tofurkys Fly

You know what they say: The key to a man’s heart is through his … stomach. Our sexy pilgrims, who are touring New England this week, can attest to that and more. Obviously, they attract a crowd, largely because of the delicious, free Tofurkys they’re handing out. In fact, the Tofurkys flew off the table—with… Read more »

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Cow Dragged, Dumped, Left for Dead

Downed cows—those who are too sick or injured to stand up—are of little use to callous cattle auctioneers. So when a cow collapsed at a Texas livestock auction company, what did the employees do? They simply wrapped a chain around her leg, attached the chain to a truck, dragged the cow into a dirt lot… Read more »

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Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Every Day

Courtesy of LOC, LC-USZ62-126559 More than 10,000 people crowded onto the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Sunday to attend the dedication ceremony of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Besides being a leader of the civil rights movement, King also spoke out on other volatile issues of the day, such as the Vietnam War.… Read more »

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Vegans Go All Jon Stewart on Meat-Eaters

If you sometimes have the urge to tape-record yourself answering questions about your animal-friendly diet so you can just hit “Play” the next time someone asks, “What do you eat?”, “Where do you get your protein?”, or “You must eat a lot of salad, huh?”, take a gander at our Daily Show–esque (and very scientific)… Read more »

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