Shriners International is stuck in the dark ages, with programs and policies that promote animal abuse, are sexist, and have been accused of cultural appropriation.
How did PETA get a notoriously cruel circus to end its decades-long record of featuring live-animal acts? Keep reading to find out!
Heard about the viral video of a sun bear standing and “waving” in a Chinese zoo? Instead of focusing on whether she’s “fake,” PETA points to the real problem.
If someone asks, “What’s the dark side of PETA?” we’ve got the answer. Let us shine a lightsaber on the truth of our efforts for animal rights.
Victory! Top sponsors have pulled their support of the Hadi Shrine Circus, which still uses elephants and other animals in its cruel acts.
A video of a tiger attacking a trainer during a live circus show is yet another cautionary tale that no one should have needed.
As circuses with animals disappear so should the exploitative imagery. PETA praises Dukal Corporation for no longer using artwork of animals in circuses on its bandages.
PETA celebrated major wins for exploited animals in 2022, including a successful nationwide search for a chimpanzee and taking down a “Tiger King” villain in court.
Following a tip from PETA, Lisa Lopez—the operator of a cruel tiger exhibit known as All Things Wild—is in hot water with federal officials.
PETA is pushing for animal-free Shrine circuses in Kentucky after the state adopted regulations limiting the use of endangered animals for entertainment.
This shady intermediary of the roadside zoo industry buys and sells animals and has a history of sending them to slaughter. Take action against roadside zoos!
After hearing roars from PETA and others, one performer has withdrawn his request to cage tigers for his yearlong magic show in Vegas.
Infamous for a history of zebra escapes, the owner of Jenny’s Petting Zoo is once again being cited by authorities, thanks to PETA.
Bans on Circuses, Fur Farms, Dolphinariums, Pet Stores: Progress for Animals Is Passed Into Law in France!
Vital improvements in France are finally taking shape! From circuses to dolphinariums to fur farms to pet stores—see how this new law will help animals.
“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