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Animal Rights Activists

What Is it About Animal Rights That Brings Out the Worst in People?

Douglas Anthony Cooper | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Douglas Anthony Cooper

Animal rights activists, opposed to the No Kill movement, recently threatened to kill Nathan Winograd's beloved pet dog. By comparison, the assault on me and my books is nothing and would not bother me except for its evidence that I am being targeted, obsessively, by a truly vicious group of people.

Casey Affleck: Most Cows Are Dehorned And That's Shockingly Inhumane

Posted 09.18.2012 | Green

Oscar nominee Casey Affleck is helping PETA spread the word about the dehorning of cows on dairy farms -- a widespread practice that Affleck calls "in...

Celebs Show Their Soft Side In Anti-Animal Abuse Campaigns

Posted 06.19.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Laura Moss: What do rocker Tommy Lee, linebacker Jarret Johnson and martial arts fighter John Rallo have in common? ...

Does This Animal Deserve Rights?

Posted 02.23.2012 | Green

By Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer: VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Orcas mourn their dead, right whales have accents and dolphins like to ...

David Lohr

Naked PETA Protestors Disguised As Corpses 'Wouldn't be Caught Dead Wearing Animal Skins' | David Lohr | Posted 03.28.2012 | Weird News

Naked corpses on the streets of Montgomery, Ala., might mean the long-feared zombie uprising has begun and we poor humans might as well just prepare f...

After Recent Collapses, Ban On Carriage Horses Gains Momentum

Posted 12.08.2011 | New York

Animal rights advocates are gaining momentum in the fight against the city's tourism industry as the call for a ban on carriage horses makes headway. ...

Live From Little Guantanamo

Daniel McGowan | Posted 10.25.2011 | Green
Daniel McGowan

The film, to me, was a way to challenge the narrative the prosecution and media put out about us. My hope was that people would be able to hear my own thoughts and version of events instead of accepting the mainstream media version, which was exceedingly shallow.

Why Is Georgetown Law Helping to Promote Cruelty to Animals?

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 01.26.2012 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

Every year in the U.S., the pork industry estimates that hundreds of thousands of pigs arrive at slaughterhouses crippled and in so much pain that they are unable to stand. It is unconscionable that federal law does not require that we end their agony.

Activists Hate Foie Gras Donuts, Protest Restaurant

Posted 09.18.2011 | New York

Vegan blogger Annie Hartnett is so outraged by Brooklyn restaurant Do Or Dine's foie gras donuts, that she's started a petition in protest. "Foie g...

South Korea Reportedly Buries 1.4 Million Pigs Alive

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

South Korea's decision to bury 1.4 million pigs alive in an effort to curb the spread of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease (FMD) has sparke...

New Dog Breeding Laws Raise The Bar For Animal Rights

Wall Street Journal | STEPHANIE SIMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Pushed by animal-rights activists, lawmakers in more than a dozen states have enacted restrictions on dog breeders in the past two years. [...] This ...

Lion Burger Served For World Cup: Purveyor Has Done Time For Tiger & Leopard Meat | Annalyn Censky, Staff Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The internet has been bubbling all day on word of a restaurant in Mesa, Arizona serving a World Cup-inspired Lion Burger. The story was first reporte...

Naked Animal Rights Activists Rally Against Bullfighting In Madrid (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Animal rights activists gathered in Madrid's central square to protest bullfighting, wearing nothing but fake blood and forming S.O.S. with their bodi...

Avalanche Study That Would Bury Pigs In Snow Canceled After Animal Rights Groups Protest

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

VIENNA - Scientists say they will no longer conduct avalanche experiments monitoring the deaths of pigs buried in snow, after animal rights groups pro...

'Animal Collective' Protests Seal Clubbing (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The members of the band Animal Collective recently joined forces with PETA to take a stand against Canada's seal slaughter. In the video below the tri...

Animal Rights 4 Guilty Of Terror Spree

The Independent | Robert Verkaik | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Four animal rights activists face prison sentences after being found guilty of orchestrating a blackmail and terror campaign intended to close down th...