Top 7 Reasons to Ditch Wool

After a PETA video exposé revealed that workers kicked, stomped on, and mutilated sheep used for wool, millions of people realized that, like fur, wool is a product of almost unimaginable cruelty.

More and more people are ditching wool. Here are seven reasons to make the switch to synthetic fibers:

7. Because there is no excuse for torturing animals like this.


6. Because you might not be able to stomach all 60 seconds.


5. Because it’s their fur, not ours.


4. Because it’s time to face the truth about what happens to sheep.


3. Because most wool doesn’t come from happy sheep.


2. Because J. Crew is selling torture.


1. Because once you’ve seen sheep being tortured like this, you can never forget it.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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