Smithfield Truck Accident Kills 74 Pigs

The truck, loaded with 185 pigs bound for a Smithfield slaughterhouse, tipped over on a straight road. The crash scene was littered with injured pigs. Learn more.

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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