Why This Verdict Is the Perfect Chance to ‘Lash’ Out Against Cosmetics-Testing Cruelty

In one fell swoop, the Court of Justice of the European Union has sentenced thousands of rats and rabbits to horrific suffering and certain death in cruel cosmetics tests. But YOU can still help animals today.

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Learn How Rabbits Are Exploited in Laboratories, on Angora Wool Farms, and Elsewhere This Easter Sunday

These shocking facts about rabbits might inspire you to take action for bunnies this Easter.

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How to Answer if Someone Asks, ‘Why Do People Hate PETA?’

Hating on PETA won’t change the facts: Countless animals are suffering, and we have the power to help them.

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We Did It! European ‘End Animal Testing’ Initiative Validated With 1.2 Million Signatures

Signed, sealed, and delivered! A total of 1.2 million people banded together to protect rabbits, rats, and others. Find out what’s next for the European citizens’ initiative to end tests on animals.

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Animal-Friendly Costume Ideas for Kids to Get Their Ghostly Glamour On

This Halloween, create a SCAREtacular vegan costume for your kids with help from brands that don’t make their cosmetics or accessories with monstrous methods that harm animals.

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Parents: Channel Your Kid’s Compassion for Animals Into Action

From making a vegan meal to fishing for trash, compassionate children who want to take action for animals can get started now with these easy, fun ideas from PETA Kids.

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Over 1.4 Million People Sign Initiative for EU to Kick-Start Plan to Phase Out All Tests on Animals

One year, 27 countries, and a whopping 1,413,383 signatures to protect rabbits, rats, and others: Find out what’s next for the European citizens’ initiative to end experiments on animals.

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For Parents: Help Your Kids Start Each Day With Kindness to Animals

Do you take the time to check for animal test–free labels on your children’s personal-care products? With PETA Kids’ free, printable quiz, it can be a fun activity to do together!

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Sir Paul McCartney Asks EU Citizens to ‘Come Together’ to Keep Animals out of Labs

The European Commission is trying to gloss over its promises and require tests on animals for cosmetics, but Sir Paul McCartney and PETA entities are taking a stand. Find out how you can join in.

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PETA Science Consortium Donates $20,000 Equipment to Spare Rabbits Eye Irritation Tests

PETA Science Consortium donated equipment to spare rabbits cruel chemical tests. See how PETA is working to end the Draize rabbit eye test!

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Cosmetics Tests on Animals Sneak Back Into the European Union

No matter the law, companies always have the option to choose different ingredients or even decide not to develop products if it means sparing animals’ lives.

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TRESemmé Bans All Animal Testing Worldwide, Joins PETA’s ‘Beauty Without Bunnies’ List

TRESemmé is joining Dove, Suave, and other major Unilever brands in going animal test–free! The international hair-care brand worked with PETA to ban all tests on animals worldwide.

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Help Students Urge the University of California to Stop the Slaughter

Join California Students Opposing Speciesism hubs in pushing for a ban on serving meat, eggs, and dairy as well as on supplying animal-tested products to students, teachers, and staff on UC campuses.

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Count Your Days, Draize—Paper by PETA Scientists Challenges Status Quo

Chemicals are still being applied to live rabbits’ eyes in cruel pesticide experiments, but PETA scientists are challenging the status quo.

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Still Using Animals for Tests: EU’s Bans on Cosmetics Testing Need a Makeover

This year marks the eighth anniversary of the EU’s precedent-setting bans on cosmetics tests on animals and the sale of animal-tested cosmetics. So, why are animals still being used for new tests?

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PETA’s Milestones for Animals: 1980 to Now

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