The Best Part of 2020: 8 HUGE Animal Rights Achievements

From monkeys to horses to sheep to whales—2020 was a great year for animal rights. Don’t miss these eight huge victories that were the result of PETA’s and its affiliates’ work around the world.

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Animal Rights, Not Rides! PETA Campaign Saves Horses and Camels at Giza Pyramids

Your voice makes a difference! Electric cars and buses will replace the egregiously abused horses and camels forced to haul tourists at the Giza pyramids.

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COVID-19 Is Helping People See That Animals Aren’t Ours to Use for Entertainment

SeaWorld’s reopening means that staff are forcing animals to perform in shows again. With your help, PETA will take on animal abuse at entertainment venues across the country.

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URGENT: Help Keep These Animal Abusers Shut Down Post–COVID-19

Animal exploiters are nonessential—the coronavirus pandemic proves that the world can keep on turning without the torture and killing of animals.

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Victory! Horses Spared Chicago Traffic, Forced Labor With Carriage Ban

Horses in Chicago will no longer be forced to pound the pavement through extreme heat, thunderstorms, and bone-chilling blizzards.

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Alec Baldwin to NYC Mayor: Stop Horse-Drawn Carriages During Coronavirus

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PETA friend Alec Baldwin urges NYC’s mayor to stop horse-drawn carriage rides after drivers were filmed handing tourists reused blankets amid coronavirus pandemic.

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Horse Forced to Pull Carriages in Central Park Collapses, Prompting Protests

Heartbreaking video footage shows a horse used by the carriage industry collapsing in Central Park and then being dragged onto a trailer. 💔

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Victory! New York City Bans Barbaric Foie Gras

Today, one of the biggest cities in the world is taking a firm stand against cruelty: New York City has banned foie gras and passed more new laws to help animals.

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Breaking: Three Camel Traders Arrested at Birqash Camel Market Following PETA Asia Investigation

Horses and camels are forced to haul visitors on their back without access to food, water, or shade.

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NYC Passes PETA-Backed Law That Protects Horses From Deadly Summer Heat

New York City just passed a new measure to protect horses forced to pull carriages from collapsing and dying in the summer heat.

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New York Racetracks Join Santa Anita in Banning Trainer Hollendorfer

Following PETA’s call for a ban on trainers with multiple violations, New York kicks out Hall of Fame trainer.

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Horse-Drawn Carriage Crash in Savannah Sends 7 People to the Hospital

This isn’t the first time an accident involving a horse-drawn carriage in Savannah has resulted in injury—but let’s help make it the last.

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VIDEO: Horse Pulling Carriage Collapses Amid Heavy NYC Traffic—When Will This Abuse End?

The heartbreaking footage reminds us again how cruel and dangerous horse-drawn carriages are. Here’s what you can do to help the horses.

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Here’s Why Israel Is the Vegan Capital of the World

The push for complete animal liberation has skyrocketed in Israel—and in the global Jewish community in general—so what’s going on?

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Montréal Moves to Ban Archaic Horse-Drawn Carriages

Montréal successfully banned this spectacle, but horses continue to escape, collapse, or die on other Canadian and U.S. streets. Help PETA change that today.

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind