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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

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  • Activists protest killer whale's injuries at SeaWorld

    Activists protest killer whale's injuries at SeaWorld
    SAN DIEGO -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals staged a demonstration at SeaWorld San Diego Wednesday to protest the park's whale-management policies in the wake of an incident that left an 11-year-old killer whale with a gaping lower-jaw...
  • Joan Jett accepts PETA award at Fort Lauderdale's Sublime

    Joan Jett accepts PETA award at Fort Lauderdale's Sublime
    Rocker Joan Jett was at Sublime restaurant in Fort Lauderdale Sunday night to accept an award from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. She was presente the award by Iggy Popp. Jett also revealed her new PETA ad campaign in which she gazes at...
  • $2,500 Reward Offered in Case of Duct-Taped Turtle

    $2,500 Reward Offered in Case of Duct-Taped Turtle
    OCEANSIDE, Calif. (KTLA) -- PETA is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever taped a turtle to several helium balloons and set it free in a San Diego neighborhood. Onlookers spotted the box turtle stuck...
  • The 'intruder' in his emotional fortress is really his best friend

     The 'intruder' in his emotional fortress is really his best friend
    "God," Julie said, "you're so cold. You don't care about anyone, or anything, except your animals." I cared about her. I just didn't know how to say it. I'm a veterinarian. Julie was a colleague. I followed her to a green Jeep Cherokee in my building'...
  • Rescued Bear Thriving in Sanctuary Paid for by Bob Barker

    Rescued Bear Thriving in Sanctuary Paid for by Bob Barker
    A bear that had been kept in a cramped cage at a roadside zoo in North Carolina is really enjoying his new home at a San Andreas animal sanctuary, paid for by television icon Bob Barker, PETA says. The bear, Ben, was at the center of a lawsuit against...
  • Romney's tin ear for humor

    Romney's tin ear for humor
    Mitt Romney probably should not try to joke about President Barack Obama's birth certificate. It's potentially offensive and, worse, Romney's not very good at it. The Republican presidential candidate has the right idea. Humor is an excellent way to...
  • Drunk man kills 70,000 chickens with flip of a switch

    Drunk man kills 70,000 chickens with flip of a switch
    The peeps in PETA are going to have a few ruffled feathers over this story. 70,000 chickens were killed in one flip of a switch. Joshua Shelton may have had one too many at the local hoedown. Sheriff's officials say the 21 year old drunkenly wandered...
  • Federal court sides with fair against PETA

    Federal court sides with fair against PETA
    WICHITA, KAN. (AP) - A federal judge has sided with the Kansas State Fair in a free speech challenge filed by an animal-rights group. U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten on Tuesday ruled the fair is a so-called "limited public forum." He said fair...
  • PETA changes tactics after losing lawsuit in Kansas

    PETA changes tactics after losing lawsuit in Kansas
    It's the Kansas State Fair where there are livestock that have been bred to be breaded and all sorts of food that used to have a face. In the middle of it all is a lone booth, set up by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.  The group is trying to...
  • Hansen: Vegetarianism sprouts its way forward

    If I were to describe a scene in Laguna Beach using just food and an odor, do you think you could figure out the location? Wheatgrass and patchouli oil. (Wait, is wheatgrass a food or a plant?) Either way, if you guessed The Stand, you are correct....
  • Dutch Artist Turns Dead Cat into Helicopter

    Dutch Artist Turns Dead Cat into Helicopter
    This dead cat became a popular hit on YouTube, but unlike the current piano playing, talking cats, this one can fly. Orville was hit by a car and lost the last of his nine lives last year when his owner, Dutch artist Bart Jansen, turned his corpse into a...
  • PETA seeks criminal investigation after Henry County wreck

    PETA seeks criminal investigation after Henry County wreck
    Five days after a truck carrying turkeys crashed in Henry County, the animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals or PETA is seeking a criminal investigation. In a letter to  Henry County Commonwealth's attorney Robert Bushnell,...