There’s a big bully tormenting tiny animals, and PETA is working to take it down. It funds animal experiments all over the world to the tune of about $20 billion per year.
“What is more enchanting than the voices of young people when you can’t hear what they’re saying?” If essayist Logan Pearsall Smith was talking about that screaming child two seats over, OK!
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In a ramshackle outdoor pen cobbled together out of backyard fencing and sheets of plastic, a baby owl monkey lay dead. It’s anyone’s guess how long his tiny body rotted in this makeshift Colombian laboratory before authorities, tipped off by PETA, discovered it.
King Charles banned foie gras and chose a vegan anointing oil for his coronation. The supermarket “dairy” aisle offers plant milks and cheeses, and there is vegan everything, from shrimp to shoes.
They were held captive – some for years – at Union Ridge Wildlife Center in Ohio – a backyard menagerie operating as an Airbnb accommodation.
When the research of her husband pointed to the link between meat and dairy consumption and cancer and heart disease, Ann Esselstyn started creating whole-food vegan meals for her family without help from the internet or cookbooks.
Security was tight. Lines were long. German Chancellor Helmut Kohl’s wife was inside the crowded store, promoting her meat-heavy cookbook. But somehow a 6-foot-tall orange “carrot” managed to slip in to deliver a message.
Following the devastating earthquakes and aftershocks that rocked Turkey and Syria and killed tens of thousands of humans, rescuers from PETA, PETA Germany, and PETA UK rushed to some of the hardest-hit cities, racing to save survivors.
Plunging his fist into a bowl, a man grabbed a tiny goldfish and swallowed. Onlookers gasped. Moments later, he regurgitated the fish and clamped the panicked animal between his teeth.
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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