PETA's Latest Publicity Stunt
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
MARCH 8, 2012
PETA is the worst thing ever to happen to animals
MARCH 12, 2012
PETA cares more about celebrities than it does about animals The word is spreading.
FEBRUARY 26, 2012
PETA is the worst thing ever to happen to animals. Morally serious people ignore them
PETA Attacks Jack Hanna
MARCH 2, 2010
PETA calls him an animal pimp "entertainer." You can read some pretty strong words from PETA here. Tags: Sea World captivity killer whales entertainment Orcas PETA Sea World has hired him to defend the use of captive whales.
PETA Commercial Makes it to "The View"
JANUARY 29, 2009
PETA knows how to get attention. Tags: vegan PETA vegetarian Their Super Bowl ad was rejected by NBC, but now everyone's talking about it. Even "The View.".
PETA to Replace Offensive Billboard
AUGUST 25, 2009
PETA has decided to replace the billboard in Florida that compares overweight women to whales. Tags: PETA They said they never meant to offend anyone.
PETA Has a Europe Blog
NOVEMBER 17, 2008
Tags: blog europe PETA
Peta Releases Anti McDonalds Video Game
NOVEMBER 13, 2009
Interview with PETA re: Captive Orcas
JUNE 19, 2010
This is an interview with Lisa Wathne from PETA regarding captive animals in aquariums. Tags: Sea World Orcas aquariums PETA It's from MacLean's.
PETA's Veggie Commercial Too Sexy for NBC
JANUARY 27, 2009
NBC rejected PETA's Super Bowl ad because it was too sexual. Tags: vegan PETA vegetarian You have just got to see it and judge for yourself. It's quite memorable.
PETA Files Complaint Against Michigan School
MARCH 19, 2010
This one involves PETA and Saginaw Valley State University. Tags: PETA Saginaw Valley State University It's a flurry of activity out there in the animal research fight!
PETA Settlement over Shelter Records
DECEMBER 24, 2010
The money will cover a portion of PETA's legal fees for a lawsuit the group filed in January about animals that had been sold by the county shelter for research purposes. PETA will have access to the requested records. animal research utah animal shelters PETAFollow-up from the Utah scandal in which shelter animals were being sold for research purposes. For the full story, go to NECN.com.
PETA Has a Food Blog
JULY 14, 2009
PETA Protests Pregnant Orcas at SeaWorld
MAY 30, 2010
PETA protesters were in front of SeaWorld-Orlando where two orcas are now pregnant. Tags: Seaworld florida marine animals Orcas PETA The father in both cases is the same orca that killed its trainer a few months ago.
PETA Enters Alamagordo Primate Controversy
AUGUST 23, 2010
Tags: chimpanzees animal research primates National Institutes of Health PETA new mexico
PETA Protest Westminster Dog Show in KKK Outfits
FEBRUARY 9, 2009
PETA Sues the University of South Dakota
FEBRUARY 8, 2010
Tags: university research university of south dakota PETA
PETA Activist Pied in the Face
JANUARY 30, 2010
A PETA anti seal hunt activist was hit in the face with a pie in Newfoundland. This after a PETA activist hit Canada Fisheries Minister Gail Shae with a pie. In other news, PETA received more publicity for their anti seal hunting campaign when one of their protesters was hit in the face with a pie. Tags: seal hunters PETA That's good, because I really hate Canada's odious seal hunt.
PETA Criticizes University of Kansas
DECEMBER 25, 2009
Now PETA is saying that the NIH (National Institutes of Health) should take back the grant money it gave the university. Tags: animal research Kansas PETA We recently posted about the University of Kansas which, in response to USDA-cited lab violations, is spending about $1 million on lab renovations (although now I'm hearing it's more like $700,000.) Sorry for the cynicism, but.HAH! Good luck with that argument! The NIH doesn't take back grant money.
PETA's Orca Lawsuit Dismissed by Federal Judge
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
PETA filed the lawsuit in the U.S. PETA went on to request that the whales be freed and released to a habitat better suited to their needs. Before the ruling, PETA’s attorney Jeffrey Kerr told HuffPost that the animal rights group’s argument was based on the belief that “slavery doesn’t depend upon the species of the slave, any more than it depends upon the race, gender or ethnicity of the slave. Well, it's still historic and precedent-setting.
PETA Issues Anti-Seal Hunt Video
MAY 6, 2010
Tags: canada seal hunt seals PETA
Ex NASA Employee Joins PETA Protest
JULY 31, 2010
She's living with her brother now and falling into debt, but she is dedicated to working with PETA and other organizations to try to ban primates in experiments. It was a PETA protest outside her work location that alerted her to the experiments in the first place.showing that any action in defense of animals may have impacts on people that we don't even realize. Tags: animal experimentation animal research primates PETA NASA
PETA Targets Live Octopus Meals.in New York!
APRIL 15, 2010
PETA is arguing that this practice violates New York's anti-cruelty laws. Tags: octopus New York animal cruelty restaurants PETA Live octopus are apparently being served LIVE in some New York restaurants. Good grief! Octopus are highly intelligent creatures.not that ANY creature should suffer like this. It's apparently a practice around the world. This link has a video with some examples.
PETA Supporters Protest at Westminster
FEBRUARY 18, 2010
Tags: breeders dogs PETA
Do PETA's Tactics Make a Difference?
JANUARY 9, 2010
My husband and I disagree over PETA's effectiveness. I think this opinion piece does a good job arguing in favor of PETA. Tags: animal rights political movement PETA I think that they are effective and, while I don't always agree with them, we would sorely miss them if they disappeared from the animal rights community. They have an energy and edginess that is fundamental to the movement. They keep people on their toes.
PETA Sponsors Lobster Liberation!
FEBRUARY 2, 2009
Following up on my post yesterday about releasing lobsters, PETA has a website on this very subject. Lobster Liberation!
The Stupid PETA Fly "Controversy"
JUNE 18, 2009
Obama swats a fly, and the next thing you know, we hear of PETA is accused of "condemning" Obama. It's the media who are making a big deal about the fly swat—not PETA. There is even a chapter in PETA President Ingrid E. Tags: PETA From what I understand, the media contacted them (how often does that happen?). Here is a part of the blog post from Alisa Mullins : As we all know, human beings often don't think before they act.
PETA Criticizes Michael Jackson
MARCH 25, 2009
The disfigured pop star Michael Jackson has been criticized by PETA for his use of exotic animals. Animal rights group PETA have condemned Michael Jackson's apparent plans to ride an elephant on stage at his forthcoming London residency.
PETA Goes After The Overweight
AUGUST 24, 2009
PETA put up a billboard in Florida that says "Save the Whales, Lose the Blubber: Go Vegetarian". Tags: PETA On it, is an overweight woman standing on a beach. Feministing has a pretty angry post , with a lot of angry comments as well. I think they are right to be angry. The billboard (which you can see on the linked page) is pretty clearly aimed exclusively at women, and plays into their worst fears about body image.
Is PETA Its Own Greatest Enemy?
JUNE 6, 2009
I recently became a member of PETA because I admire their investigative arm and their ability to get media attention. But sometimes, well, PETA does overdo it. This editorial in the Advocate does an excellent job of articulating the problem with PETA. (In In fact, I think it also articulates Mr. Barky's problems with PETA as well.). Tags: activism political movement PETA
PETA Undercover Agent Also Worked in Oregon
NOVEMBER 24, 2009
The PETA activist who worked undercover at the University of Utah, and collected video footage of alleged mistreatment of lab animals, was also involved in an operation at the Oregon National Primate Research Center. Tags: university research animal research undercover investigation PETA
PETA Leads Anti-Animal Research Protest at University of Utah
NOVEMBER 22, 2009
This protest comes after an undercover PETA investigator collected evidence of alleged animal abuse in the University laboratories. Tags: animal research utah medical research PETA
Holiday Gift Ideas From Peta
DECEMBER 4, 2008
Here is a post on gift ideas from Peta. Tags: PETA I'm always complaining about them, but now I'm on their Twitter list, so I suppose they deserve some good publicity once in a while. If nothing else, I'll probably be posting more on them since they'll be handing me their stories on a silver platter. I know I should tweet about Critternews, but I find it hard enough to find stuff to post, let alone tweet about. I do have a link to my Twitter page at right.
PETA Sues the City of Edmonton
FEBRUARY 2, 2010
Tags: zoos PETA elephants
PETA Protests Military's Testing on Pigs
AUGUST 14, 2009
And that's what I like about PETA and why I recently became a member for the first time. Tags: animal testing animal cruelty military pigs medical research PETA I'm late on this one. The protest happened on Wednesday. But it's worth noting that someone out there took some action on this gruesome story. They are fast, organized, committed and they get attention.
German Court Bans PETA "Holocaust" Campaign
MARCH 28, 2009
PETA wants to run a campaign that compares factory farming to the Holocaust. The German constitutional court has ruled that animal rights organisation PETA (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals) must end its campaign in which it draws a comparison between the Holocaust and industrial farming. Tags: PETA Touchy subject there in Germany.
PETA Testimony to US Congress On Marine Animal Captivity
APRIL 29, 2010
Here is a link to PETA's testimony submitted to the US Congress regarding marine animals in captivity. Tags: Sea World captivity marine animals Orcas congress PETA There was a hearing held this past Tuesday.
PETA Pulls Ad With Picture of First Lady
JANUARY 12, 2010
PETA Sets Up Web Site for Olympics
FEBRUARY 13, 2010
Go to OlympicShame2010.com see PETA's seal hunt site.