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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

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  • PETA should attend the circus and have a good time

    "When entertaining, it is always best to have an elephant," said Phineas T. Barnum. I watched the unloading of the animals the other night by the Ringling Brothers Circus in back of the B.&O. Railroad Museum. The elephants all seemed well fed and quite...
  • Debate erupts over elephant training as circus comes to town

    Debate erupts over elephant training as circus comes to town
    He stands on a grassy slope, right arm extended upward with an alfalfa treat, addressing his 4-ton companion in the tones of a tender friend. "You're a sweetie, aren't you? You're special," Mike McClure says. And Dolly plucks the treat from his hand,...
  • PETA wants to put sexy ad on Baltimore fire trucks

    PETA wants to put sexy ad on Baltimore fire trucks
    PETA wants to take a Baltimore City councilman up on his budget-balancing idea to put ads on fire trucks. And the ad the group has in mind could start some fires all by itself. The group, known for its attention-getting tactics, sent a letter to City...
  • What does Ruth Bader Ginsburg mean by 'conservative'?

    What does Ruth Bader Ginsburg mean by 'conservative'?
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburglikes the Indian Healthcare Improvement Act and other ingredients of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka "Obamacare." Why, she asked toward the end of three days of hearings, shouldn't the court...
  • Pet owners need to take care in selection of veterinarians

    Your article "Some pet owners fight poor treatment by vets" (April 7) is an important reminder that we can never be too careful when entrusting our beloved animal companions to others — even those who are supposed to heal them. Just as parents...
  • Cancer risk of eating meat wildly overstated

    It is irresponsible to claim, as the letter writer from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) does, that eating meat is equivalent to smoking cigarettes ("Unhealthful foods kill more Americans every year than tobacco," May 13). In...
  • This is Lin-sanity: Ben and Jerry's apologizes for new flavor

    This is Lin-sanity: Ben and Jerry's apologizes for new flavor
         News item: The Ben and Jerry's ice cream company has publicly apologized for including bits of fortune cookie in a new hand-made flavor sold in Boston honoring New York Knicks guard and Harvard graduate Jeremy Lin.      "We offer a heartfelt apology...
  • Pit bull panel looks to one standard for all breeds

    A General Assembly work group looking into how the legislature should respond to a court decision ruling pit bulls inherently dangerous wants to rewrite the state's liability laws to treat all breeds equally and to do away with the doctrine that...
  • Pinkett-Smith is correct: Circus is cruel to elephants

    Ringling Bros. Circus spokesperson Stephen Payne would rather go into a cage of hungry tigers than admit the days that it was considered acceptable to haul animals around in boxcars and beat them into submission are long over ("Circus: Pinkett-Smith...
  • Archers of Fawn View Manor Farms in Pylesville named Farmer of the Year

    Archers of Fawn View Manor Farms in Pylesville named Farmer of the Year
    With two dogs, four cats, several cows and 620 acres across several properties, Jim and Janet Archer are farmers through and through. The family behind Fawn View Manor Farms, a prominent Harford dairy farm in Pylesville, was honored with the 2011 Farmer...
  • Ex-aquarium worker sought after dead pets found in home

    Ex-aquarium worker sought after dead pets found in home
    A woman being sought by police for questioning in the deaths of 40 animals found at a Columbia townhouse Monday was a former employee of the National Aquarium in Baltimore. A letter addressed from Howard County police to Beth Lindenau was left at the...
  • Pinkett Smith's aunt 'taken aback' by SRB's dig

    Pinkett Smith's aunt 'taken aback' by SRB's dig
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wasn't exactly jumping when Jada Pinkett Smith asked for her help in protecting elephants earlier this week. The mayor more or less says she had bigger fish to fry -- that and the actress didn't help her out when the city...