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‘Sam Got Them Out!’ A Poem About Sam Simon by Ingrid E. Newkirk

A poem written for animal ally and PETA Honorary Director Sam Simon.

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Sam Simon: A True Hero for Animals

The animals have lost a true ally and a sharp and honest tongue with the passing of PETA Honorary Director and entertainment giant Sam Simon, who was our dear friend, a stalwart champion of animal rights, and the multiple Emmy Award–winning co-creator of The Simpsons and one of the writing geniuses behind hit shows like… Read more »

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5 Best Animal Rights Skits from 40 Years of SNL

As Saturday Night Live turns 40, PETA looks back at some of the cast’s best animal rights skits and campaigns.

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PETA’s Top 7 Facebook Posts of 2014

This year, our most-talked-about posts exposed the cruelty inflicted on billions of animals every year, including electrocution, beatings, stabbings, and more.

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I Didn’t Know Animals Could Do That!

The following graphic shows some of the things that we have in common with our animal friends—and some of the differences that humans can only envy.

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“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