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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

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  • Ed Page On Facebook: Is is time for the Washington Redskins to change their name?

    The following is an abridged version of a conversation at www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.  Bill Cink: Yes, they should change their name. They risk being associated with bias, racism, unnecessary conflict and being out of touch with the common man if...
  • L.A. Council prepares to ban use of bullhooks on circus elephants

    L.A. Council prepares to ban use of bullhooks on circus elephants
    The Los Angeles City Council took action Wednesday to ban bullhooks used by elephant trainers in traveling circuses, becoming the first U.S. metropolis to outlaw a tool that critics say inflicts pain. Voting unanimously, the council asked the city...
  • Bob Barker returns to 'Price Is Right' for his 90th birthday

    Bob Barker retired from the "The Price Is Right" in 2007, but he can't stay away. The legendary 90-year-old game show host and pet advocate will be making a return appearance on the game show on Thursday to celebrate his birthday. But will audiences...
  • Union declares impasse in contract talks with L.A. County

    Union declares impasse in contract talks with L.A. County
    Contract negotiations between Los Angeles County and its largest public employee union hit new lows, with the union declaring an impasse and county leaders preparing for a possible strike by social workers Thursday. Hundreds of administrators in the...
  • Sheriff Baca admits shortcomings in hiring problem officers

    Sheriff Baca admits shortcomings in hiring problem officers
    Under fire for hiring dozens of officers with histories of serious misconduct, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca acknowledged Wednesday shortcomings in the way his agency handled the process. “It could have been done better,” Baca told...
  • 'A' backlash

     
    The display of the large A in Daley Plaza by the atheist group the Freedom From Religion Foundation isn't getting raves on the left. Here's Mary Elizabeth Williams in Salon: Faced with insistent religious imagery in the public sphere, atheist......
  • Love cats, eat cows?

     Love cats, eat cows?
    We Americans like to think of ourselves as animal lovers. But is this claim true? One way to answer this question is to follow the money. According to government, industry and interest group stats, we spend about $50 billion on our pets annually and...
  • It's America's most famous vegan strip club, thanks to Cory Booker

    It's America's most famous vegan strip club, thanks to Cory Booker
    Nearly 3,000 miles already separate Casa Diablo from Newark City Hall. But this week, Cory Booker strove mightily to increase that distance. After word leaked out that the ambitious young Newark mayor had held a brief Twitter flirtation with a comely...
  • Adventures in veganism

    After reading the title of this column you are probably thinking one of two things, “Well, it’s about time she came to her senses. Hopefully she will convince others to go vegan,” or “Has she lost her mind? Now she’s going to...
  • News of the Weird: The Toilet Club

    News of the Weird: The Toilet Club
    Beginning in 2011, about three dozen people in Tokyo have been meeting every Sunday morning at 6 a.m. on a mission to scrub down, one by one, the city's grungiest public rest rooms. “By 7:30,” according to an Associated Press reporter who...
  • West Hollywood bans commercial displays of exotic animals

    West Hollywood bans commercial displays of exotic animals
    West Hollywood on Monday banned commercial displays and performances involving wild and exotic animals, including kangaroos, giraffes and bears. Armadillos, civets and badgers are also among the more than two dozen animals in the ban that activists...
  • PETA slams Katy Perry's 'Roar' music video for animal use

     
    Katy Perry's music video for "Roar" is being slammed by PETA for her use of animals as props, despite that same group heralding her vegetarian lifestyle in the past....