Confessions of a card-carrying PETA member

Confessions of a card-carrying PETA member

Confessions of a card-carrying PETA member By Lori Lovely   Several years ago I wrote an article for a local newspaper about an animal rights issue and was bombarded with brutal attacks from readers deriding me as a “card-carrying PETA member,” as if that designation qualified me as someone not to be trusted or believed […]

Imprisoned and Poisoned: A PETA Whistleblower Case

Imprisoned and Poisoned: A PETA Whistleblower Case

A distraught whistleblower from Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories (SNBL), a notorious Everett, Washington-based animal testing conglomerate, contacted PETA to reveal shocking allegations of mistreatment of animals used in painful and lethal experiments. The whistleblower weighed her concerns for her job and fear of retaliation against the suffering and deaths of animals that she witnessed every […]

Actors’ Partnerships With Revlon Net Them ‘Kind Choices’ Award

Actors’ Partnerships With Revlon Net Them ‘Kind Choices’ Award

Actors’ Partnerships With Revlon Net Them ‘Kind Choices’ Award   Los Angeles, CA — When actors Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde chose to partner with Revlon, they were signing on to represent one of the country’s first mainstream cruelty-free cosmetics companies. In 1990—more than 10 years before either Stone or Wilde landed her first acting […]

Group’s Documentation of Physical and Psychological Threat to Two Elephants Leads to Rare Action

Group’s Documentation of Physical and Psychological Threat to Two Elephants Leads to Rare Action

Dover, Del. — After filing two complaints with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regarding the physical safety and psychological well-being of two elephants, PETA has learned that the agency has now filed formal charges against the Cole Bros. Circus. The circus is scheduled to perform in Dover from August 31 to September 1. PETA […]

Top Five Shocking Animal Experimentation Facts

Top Five Shocking Animal Experimentation Facts

Did you know that millions of animals—including dogs and cats just like the ones with whom you might share your home—are tormented in U.S. laboratories annually for cruel experiments? While this fact might have surprised you, here are the top five shocking animal experimentation facts that you should know: More than 100 million animalsare poisoned, […]

Mice and Rats in Laboratories

Mice and Rats in Laboratories

More than 100 million mice and rats are killed in U.S. laboratories every year. They are abused in everything from toxicology tests (in which they are slowly poisoned to death) to painful burn experiments to psychological experiments that induce terror, anxiety, depression, and helplessness. They are deliberately electroshocked in pain studies, are mutilated in experimental […]