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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

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  • Miami woman arrested in connection with animal torture video

    MIAMI A Miami woman took fetish pornography to a disturbing extreme, police say repeatedly decapitating live chickens and killing rabbits while engaging in sex acts during the filming of an animal torture video. Sara Zamora, 28, was arrested Friday on...
  • Spring chickens don't belong on dinner plates

    I recently came across a food article that suggested celebrating the change of seasons by dishing up a roasted "spring chicken." Seriously? I would no more eat a spring chicken than I would eat the Easter Bunny. Here's why. Back in October 1990, I...
  • Don't use decor that endangers planet, wildlife

    Several months ago I wrote a column about feathers that got readers squawking. I wrote about how they were trending up in fashion and decor. Bird lovers cried, "Fowl!" And rightly so. Feathers are beautiful. When they are rendered as a motif in, say,...
  • Feral cats everywhere: Battle rages over what to do

    Feral cats everywhere: Battle rages over what to do
    When Terise Marchelos pulls up, the cats come running. Lots of cats. Tabbies, tuxedos and tortoiseshells — about 20 of the animals greet her each evening when she arrives in a parking lot next to the train tracks south of downtown Orlando. She...
  • Proposed orca show ban at SeaWorld stirs anger in San Diego

    Proposed orca show ban at SeaWorld stirs anger in San Diego
    SAN DIEGO -- A bill by a Santa Monica assemblyman that would ban orca shows at SeaWorld is being blasted in San Diego, home of the marine theme park. SeaWorld expressed doubt about the legality of the legislation. "The premise behind this proposed...
  • Natural Products Expo West harvests snacks, discusses labeling

    Natural Products Expo West harvests snacks, discusses labeling
    When you shop for food, are you thinking of your devotion to the environment or to animal welfare? Do your primary concerns involve allergies or genetically modified (GMO) ingredients? Even as the federal government is working to simplify food labels,...
  • Horse racing's daily double: drugs and death

    It's time for the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to step in and clean up the thoroughbred racing industry's addiction to drugs. As The New York Times has just reported, over a period of four months, a PETA investigator worked for well-known trainer Steve...
  • Half of Americans believe in medical conspiracy theories. That's dangerous.

    Half of Americans believe in medical conspiracy theories. That's dangerous.
    To vaccinate or not to vaccinate. That ... really shouldn’t be the question. But for some reason it is in America. Deadly diseases such as measles and polio are no longer a threat to the majority of vaccinated Americans. (As The Times’...
  • Letters: Free Sea World's orcas

    Letters: Free Sea World's orcas
    Re "San Diego hails Sea World with proclamation," March 19, and "A long focus on 'Blackfish,'" Column One, March 18 Forcing a multi-ton whale to live in a tank is tantamount to confining a 5-year-old child to a dog crate. The latter would result in...
  • Twitter madness: Record usage reported after Turkey blocks access

    Twitter madness: Record usage reported after Turkey blocks access
    In case there were any doubts about Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s slide into authoritarianism, they disappeared in one fell tweet Thursday when the government blocked access to the Twitter social media site. Though in the end, the move may...
  • Why kill PETA's killer whale ad?

     Why kill PETA's killer whale ad?
    San Diego International Airport sells space on its walls for advertisements of all sorts. But in a misguided decision based on a vague policy, it has rejected an ad from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals warning visitors to stay away from Sea...
  • Amid killer whale controversy, S.D. City Council honors SeaWorld

    SAN DIEGO — Amid controversy over the killer whale shows at SeaWorld, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously declared March to be SeaWorld San Diego Month. The proclamation, on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the park on Mission Bay,...