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ExxonMobil has continued to pump money into the deadly Iditarod dog race. Watch as one of its many gas stations across the nation is “closed for cruelty,” and learn how to help dogs today.LEFT: ? CCI Entertainment
Biosphere Trading, a notorious monkey breeder and laboratory supplier, is seeking to expand its cruel reach into the forests of Mauritius to capture monkeys and imprison them.?iStock.com/Robbie Ross
“Imagine having your body left to science while you’re still in it.” Texas A&M doesn’t want us imagining it—and the school will violate the U.S. Constitution to try to get its way.
For four racetrack-owning companies, there’s a new shareholder in town: PETA. See how we’re going to help horses at racetracks across the U.S.!
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I am you, only different.
Human beings create temporary and arbitrary boundaries to exclude beings who aren’t like them. Human beings have justified wars, slavery, sexual violence, and military conquests through the mistaken belief that those who are “different” do not experience suffering and are not worthy of moral consideration.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
We are taught the Golden Rule as young children, and all major religions teach principles of nonviolence and kindness. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Ethical treatment—the Golden Rule—must be extended to all living beings: reptiles, mammals, fish, insects, birds, amphibians, and crustaceans.
Animals are not ours to experiment on, eat, wear, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way.
All beings desire freedom to live a natural life, according to their inherent desires and instincts. While the lives of all beings necessarily involve some amount of suffering, human beings must stop deliberately inflicting suffering on all beings for our own selfish desires. We lose nothing in replacing a cheeseburger with a veggie burger or a leather purse with a fabric one. But beings we exploit lose their lives just for our fleeting fancy.
We are all animals.
We believe all beings deserve liberty and respect not because they share the characteristics we admire in ourselves but because they are living beings. We share the same evolutionary origins, we inhabit the same Earth, and we are ruled by the same laws of nature. We are all the same.
Your voice makes a difference! Electric cars and buses will replace the egregiously abused horses and camels forced to haul tourists at the Giza pyramids.
PETA is pushing the scientific community to switch to modern, animal-free research methods. You can take action to help animals still being used in experiments.
Try these comforting and compassionate recipes for your “ThanksVegan” menu.LEFT: ? iStock.com/Lilett
April the giraffe has been exploited and livestreamed for years. Now that one of her calves has died prematurely, the tragedy of unchecked breeding at roadside zoos has come into public view.? twitter.com/CNN
Our new poster child for cognitive dissonance, Christine Lattin, recently tweeted lamenting that birds were crashing into windows—while she torments birds in experiments.
Today, Corky is locked inside one of SeaWorld’s tiny tanks, swimming in endless circles.SeaWorld San Diego 2010 | Martin Wippel | CC by 2.0
Farmers are forced to pay mandatory fees by the USDA that are used to fund deadly tests on animals—and Rep. Dina Titus is joining PETA to say enough is enough.LEFT: ?iStock.com/filo
After NYC-based outerwear brand Harper Coats went fur-free, PETA helped it donate 300 trims to a wildlife sanctuary.
California teen Archit Kumar is determined to end the National Institutes of Health’s monkey terror tests, so he developed this free game urging people to take action for animals in laboratories. Play now!? Archit Kumar
When Halloween ends, many of us will take down our scary decor, but animals are terrorized in roadside zoos, slaughterhouses, and laboratories year-round.
See how PETA is taking on the hipster trio of Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, and Free People—and how you can help us get them to do the right thing.
Imagine being pulled from a tank, flung onto a table, and pinned down as your arms and legs are cut off.
Something just clicked: Hear how Dr. John Gluck went from vivisector Dr. Harry Harlow's mentee to a passionate advocate for ethical science.
Mingo didn’t know life outside a cramped, filthy pen. Now, she’s living indoors as part of a family. Meet the other animals PETA helped these past few months.? Windhound Photography
They torment monkeys, owls, sparrows, and dogs in useless and cruel experiments. Watch this powerful video, and then take action to stop them.
PETA scientists propose the “Research Modernization Deal,” an important new strategy for optimizing investment in biomedical research by eliminating animal experimentation.? iStock.com/Heidi Mosteller
“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