Lolita has been crammed inside a tank barely any larger than the length of her own body at the Miami Seaquarium for more than four decades. Lolita's wretched world is the smallest tank in North America.
To have it suggested that you are in favor of puppy mills is about as ugly an accusation as you encounter in the world of animal rights or welfare: it is saying that you are in favor of the criminal abuse of animals.
As the Golden Globe Awards unveiled their winners on Sunday, the days leading up to the event also involved plenty of celebrations for nominees. Besid...
There are two kinds of people: those who are happy for the dog Maple; and those who would prefer to see her dead. Oddly enough, the latter includes some of the most famous animal rights activists in the world. Maple, you see, is a pit bull.
You can still buy Sis the sweater and Mom that new purse without getting a lump of coal from Santa for supporting cruelty to animals. Whether you're looking for the latest trends or timeless pieces that are always in style, here's how to do it.
Urging women to adopt a healthy, humane vegan diet in order to lose weight isn't "fat shaming" any more than urging people with heart disease to eat better is "clogged-artery shaming." The use of the word "shaming" is a sham.
The Hollywood Reporter's scathing investigation of the American Humane Association this week supports what PETA US has been reporting for years: AHA monitoring is inadequate, and as a result, animals used in film and television are sometimes put in dangerous situations and injured or killed.
Few people today believe that keeping these animals -- who have evolved to swim in the vast open oceans over the course of millions of years -- in captivity is ethically defensible.
Angora fabrics are being made for the luxury tastes of American consumers and the profits of American retailers. That doesn't just put the moral responsibility back on us -- it also puts us in a position to demand change.
Ending the routine and casual killing of animals will not only save the lives of four million animals every year, but it will bring decency and compassion to our nation's shelters where these virtues are in tragically short supply.
As a vegan and animal rights advocate for more than 20 years, I'm astonished by how mainstream vegan eating has become these days. But even with so much awareness about where our food comes from and how it is produced, there are still many misconceptions about sea animals.
Last February, while PETA's volunteers were delivering straw to chained and penned dogs in Portsmouth, Va., a neighbor pointed them to some dogs acros...
The most basic right which every human being cherishes above all others and without which no other rights can be guaranteed--the right to life--is not, as it should be, ground zero in the struggle for animal rights, but rather a fundamental principle which many "animal rights activists" carelessly and casually disregard.
Advocacy organizations elicit controversy by their very nature. They exist to push back against prevailing public thought and eradicate avenues of oppression. No mainstream advocacy organization has managed to hit a nerve in quite the same way as PETA.
Although this is a relatively obscure ritual performed by mostly Hasidic Jews, this practice has garnered national controversy with PETA calling for the banning of the practice and many rabbis even criticizing it, encouraging the use of money as an alternative to chickens.
Video footage released last week which shows sickening scenes of cruelty to pigs reportedly taken at a Freedom Food-certified farm in Cheshire is deeply jarring and makes it clear, yet again, that the notion of ethical meat is a myth.