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  • PETA looks to educate Rutherford students after killing of dog

    PETA looks to educate Rutherford students after killing of dog
    A 16-year-old Christiana boy was charged last week will killing his pet Boxer. Now, PETA wants to educate all Rutherford County students.
  • PETA seeks OK from Iowa DOT for turkey memorial - ABC5 News Des Moines, IA

    PETA seeks OK from Iowa DOT for turkey memorial - ABC5 News Des Moines, IA
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has asked Iowa transportation officials for permission to build a temporary memorial tombstone that they say will honor hundreds of turkeys killed in a recent truck crash.
  • Rhode Islander a candidate for Sexiest Vegan contest

    Rhode Islander a candidate for Sexiest Vegan contest
    By News Staff news@abc6.com PETA's Sexiest Vegan could be this Charlestown man. Ryan Bate is one of ten finalists in the nationwide contest. He gave up eating meat and other animal based products seven years ago. Bate works in the fitness industry and owns south county adventure boot camp for women. If he wins, Bates would get a trip for two to Hawaii. Click here to vote: http://features.peta ...
  • PETA wants to turn Jeffrey Dahmer?s childhood home into a vegan restaurant [UPDATED]

    PETA wants to turn Jeffrey Dahmer?s childhood home into a vegan restaurant [UPDATED]
    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) does not shy away from attention grabbing news stories when it comes to furthering their cause of animal rights.
  • PETA Angry With Michelle Obama Over White House Easter Eggs

    PETA Angry With Michelle Obama Over White House Easter Eggs
    PETA Angry With Michelle Obama Over White House Easter Eggs PETA Angry With Michelle Obama Over White House Easter Eggs Nation Weird News PETA Easter Eggs Has Been Optimized Most people accept that eggs are as inseparably tied to Easter as Christmas trees are to Christmas. PETA is not most people. The infamous animal rights organization sent a lengthy letter to Michelle Obama this week ...
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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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  • Japan Cautiously Moves Forward with Whaling Plans

    Japan Cautiously Moves Forward with Whaling Plans

    Whaling in Japan
    A captured whale is butchered in Japan in 2001.

    Less than a month after the International Court of Justice ruled that Japan's "scientific" whaling in the Southern Ocean Sanctuary is not very scientific and violates the International Whaling Commission's ban on commercial whaling, the Japanese government is cautiously moving forward with plans to kill whales in the Pacific Ocean.

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  • Rabbits, Chickens, Eggs, and Easter

    Rabbits, Chickens, Eggs, and Easter

    Day-old Baby Chicks

    Ready for a kinder, gentler Easter?

    If dying Easter eggs is a tradition in your family, try painting wooden eggs instead. It's a fun craft for all ages, and is egg-free and vegan! Eggs, even cage-free eggs, are the product of cruelty and exploitation.

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  • International Court Finds Japanese Whaling Illegal

    International Court Finds Japanese Whaling Illegal

    Whaling in Japan
    A captured whale is butchered in Japan in 2001.

    On Monday, the United Nation's International Court of Justice confirmed what we all already knew: Japan's "scientific" whaling is a cover-up for their commercial whaling and violates the international ban on commercial whaling.

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  • Activist Ryan Shapiro Sues NSA, FBI, DIA

    Activist Ryan Shapiro Sues NSA, FBI, DIA

    Ryan Shapiro

    Animal rights activist and MIT Ph.D. candidate Ryan Shapiro has filed a lawsuit against the National Security Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Defense Intelligence Agency for their failure to respond to his Freedom of Information Act requests. Shapiro is working on his dissertation, titled, "Bodies at War: Animals, Science, and National Security in the United States," which examines how animal rights activists are marginalized under the guise of national security. As part of his dissertation research, Shapiro has filed approximately 700 FOIA requests with the FBI. The law gives government agencies 20 days to respond to FOIA requests, but the FBI is asking a court for seven years to decide whether to release the documents, ironically citing national security concerns.

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  • Pigeon Shoot Canceled - 2,000 Birds Saved

    Pigeon Shoot Canceled - 2,000 Birds Saved
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    Pigeon injured in a Pennsylvania pigeon shoot, 2010.

    Ducks Unlimited, a hunting organization, has canceled their March 20 pigeon shoot fundraiser that was scheduled to kill 2,000 birds, after pressure from animal advocates. Following an online campaign by SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK) asking people to contact the organizers, Matt Coffey, senior communications specialist for Ducks Unlimited, wrote to SHARK in an email, "We have policies in place holding our staff and local volunteers to high ethical and moral standards, and do not condone wanton waste of wildlife or other animals. To avoid the potential for wanton waste, the event committee has decided to change the live pigeon event to a sporting clays shoot."

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