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  • PETA Latest News
  • 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.
 
 
  • Scottish SPCA All Updates
  • Kitten shot with airgun in Renfrew

    Kitten shot with airgun in Renfrew
    The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a kitten was cruelly shot with an airgun in Renfrew.
  • Dog abandoned outside pub

    Dog abandoned outside pub
    The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a dog was abandoned outside an East Lothian pub.
  • Family of swans found in garden

    Family of swans found in garden
    A family of swans who made themselves at home in a Dunfermline garden have been returned to their pond thanks to the Scottish SPCA.
  • Cat survives airgun attack in Dunfermline

    Cat survives airgun attack in Dunfermline
    The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot with an airgun in Dunfermline.
  • Three dead cats drowned in Edinburgh

    Three dead cats drowned in Edinburgh
    The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after the bodies of three drowned cats were discovered in the Saughton area of Edinburgh. Warning - you may find the following image distressing.
 
 
  • About.com Animal Rights
  • Farewell

    Farewell
    Vegetable Heart

    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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