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  • PETA Launches Its Own 'Animal Utopia' Minecraft Server - IGN News

    PETA Launches Its Own 'Animal Utopia' Minecraft Server - IGN News
    Animal rights organization PETA has unveiled its own Minecraft server - a "digital utopia" in which no in-game animals can be harmed.
  • PETA Opening "Animal Utopia" In Minecraft

    PETA Opening "Animal Utopia" In Minecraft
    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals creates a Minecraft world, complete with an abandoned slaughterhouse.
  • AN OPEN LETTER TO SAM SIMON FROM NO KILL NATION: Mr. Simon, PLEASE reconsider! $100,000,000 can kill a lot of pets

    AN OPEN LETTER TO SAM SIMON FROM NO KILL NATION: Mr. Simon, PLEASE reconsider! $100,000,000 can kill a lot of pets
    BROWARD COUNTY, Fla., Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sam Simon has announced that he will be giving a large part of his 100-million-dollar fortune to PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.  The co-creator of The Simpsons, who is battling terminal cancer, may not be aware that he is contributing tens of millions of dollars towards the killing of dogs and cats. Mr. Simon's ...
  • News: Dancing with the Stars Surprise: Who Was Eliminated?

    News: Dancing with the Stars Surprise: Who Was Eliminated?
    Before "America's Choice"-slash-trio night gets underway, Tom Bergeronreveals that last week's lowest-scoring couple, Tommy and Peta, are safe and have definitely secured a spot in the semis. What the judges say: "That's the way to kick off the quarterfinals!"Len gushes, but still notes Alfonso's "suspect" footwork. Juliannecompliments Alfonso's elegance, and Bruno says it was a "brilliant ...
  • Man Says PETA Stole His Family Pet From His Porch, Then Euthanized Her [Video]

    Man Says PETA Stole His Family Pet From His Porch, Then Euthanized Her [Video]
    A local report out of Virginia has pet owners horrified to learn that a man claims workers from the animal advocacy group PETA stole his family dog off of his porch and euthanized her. Maya, a chihuahua, was the comforting companion to a little girl who recently moved to Virginia from Mexico, the report from Man Says PETA Stole His Family Pet From His Porch, Then Euthanized Her [Video] is an ...
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  • Pamela Anderson's Provocative New Vegetarian Ad

    Pamela Anderson's Provocative New Vegetarian Ad
    Baring some serious skin, Pamela Anderson shows that all animals have the same parts and encourages people to ditch meat and go vegetarian.
  • 2010's Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities Are ...

    2010's Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities Are ...
    Thousands participated in PETA's 2010 Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities poll by voting for these Hollywood hotties with big hearts. Were your favorite stars chosen? Find out who captured this year's title.
  • Cloris Leachman Promotes Safe Sex

    Cloris Leachman Promotes Safe Sex
    Actor Cloris Leachman explains why condoms won't work for those who need it most--dogs and cats--in her new video for PETA.
  • Jane Lynch of 'Glee' Says Spay or Neuter Your Animals

    Jane Lynch of 'Glee' Says Spay or Neuter Your Animals
    Actor Jane Lynch takes on the issue of animal overpopulation in her new video for PETA. Watch her funny video, which has a serious message, now.
  • Help Olivia Munn Free Captive Elephants

    Help Olivia Munn Free Captive Elephants
    In her sexy new ad for PETA, actor and host of 'Attack of the Show!' Olivia Munn promotes a natural life for elephants and asks fans to boycott the circus.
 
 
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  • Cat saved after falling into harbour

    Cat saved after falling into harbour
    The Scottish SPCA is seeking the owner of a lucky cat who survived after falling into Arbroath Harbour.
  • Help feed a puppy or kitten

    Help feed a puppy or kitten
    The Scottish SPCA is asking animal lovers to donate kitten and puppy food to its animal rescue and rehoming centre in Ayr.
  • Injured seal pup recovering

    Injured seal pup recovering
    An injured seal pup who attracted the attention of two dogs on an Edinburgh beach is recovering in the Scottish SPCA's care.
  • Cat abandoned on doorstep

    Cat abandoned on doorstep
    The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a cat suffering from a flea allergy was dumped on an Edinburgh doorstep.
  • Abandoned kittens found in a box

    Abandoned kittens found in a box
    The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after four abandoned kittens were discovered inside a cardboard box at Hamilton Racecourse.
 
 
  • About.com Animal Rights
  • Farewell

    Farewell
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    After six years as the Guide to Animal Rights for About.com, it's time for me to move on.

    This position has given me an amazing platform to talk to the world about animal rights - a subject that I am deeply passionate about. I will continue advocating for animals, as an activist and as an attorney.

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  • Animal Protection Groups Pay $15.75 Million to Ringling Bros. to Settle Lawsuit

    Animal Protection Groups Pay $15.75 Million to Ringling Bros. to Settle Lawsuit
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    The Humane Society of the US, a law firm, and several other animal protection groups have paid Ringling Bros. $15.75 million to settle a lawsuit in which Ringling Bros. accused the groups of filing a frivolous lawsuit and of racketeering under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). According to the Washington Post, "Wayne Pacelle, president and chief executive of the Humane Society of the United States, said the settlement is covered by insurance and no donor money will go to Feld." According to Feld Entertainment Inc....

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  • Minnesota Passes Beagle Freedom Law

    Minnesota Passes Beagle Freedom Law

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    Minnesota has passed the world's first law that requires laboratories to adopt out healthy dogs and cats after the research is over. The Beagle Freedom Project rescues beagles used in experiments and adopts them out to loving homes. Of all dog breeds, beagles are the most commonly used by laboratories because of their docile temperament. The Beagle Freedom Project is pursuing similar legislation in California (AB 2431) and New York (S7475).

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  • Speciesist Culture

    Speciesist Culture
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    Let's be clear. You might disagree with another animal activist's tactics or campaigns. You may even believe that what they are doing is counterproductive. But do not blame the exploitation of animals on an activist who is trying to save them. That blame lies with the people who breed, buy, sell, slaughter, eat, experiment on, torture, whip, skin, imprison, wear, and kill the animals.

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  • India to Ban Cosmetics Tested on Animals

    India to Ban Cosmetics Tested on Animals

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    India is expected to soon pass a law banning the testing of cosmetics on animals, and is considering a ban on the importation of cosmetics tested on animals.

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