CU-Boulder Junior Wins Activist of the Year Award

For actively campaigning for recognition of animals’ personhood and protection as the leader of the local hub of Students Opposing Speciesism (SOS)—a PETA-backed, youth-led revolt against the old-fashioned idea that all other animals are here for the benefit of humans—University of Colorado–Boulder junior Paige Scatena has been named PETA’s Activist of the Year, beating out… Read more »

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PETA Exposé Reveals Filth, Feces, and Festering Wounds at Secretive Facilities Supplying Animals to Labs

PETA has obtained never-before-seen photographs and video footage taken by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspectors revealing deplorable conditions at facilities that operate out of public view and supply animals for use in the experimentation industry. The images show maggots crawling through animals’ food, green algae growing in water bowls, and animals left to suffer… Read more »

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PETA Statement: FDA’s Approval of Genetically Modified Pigs

Please see the following statement from PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo regarding the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of genetically modifying pigs used for food, drugs, and transplants: The genetic manipulation of pigs to serve as interspecies spare-parts bins and more palatable dinner entrées for humans is the apex of arrogance and cruelty.… Read more »

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PETA Demands End to German Military’s Pig Mutilations

This morning, PETA and PETA Germany sent a joint letter to German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, calling for the German armed forces to stop mutilating and killing pigs in outdated training exercises immediately. The groups have also sent a letter to the licensing authority calling for the revocation of the military’s permit. The groups note… Read more »

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