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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

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  • CHP requests charges against Steve-O in anti-SeaWorld sign stunt

    CHP requests charges against Steve-O in anti-SeaWorld sign stunt
    The California Highway Patrol has requested criminal charges be filed against entertainer Steve-O for defacing a San Diego freeway sign as part of an anti-SeaWorld stunt. Steve-O, whose full name is Stephen Gilchrist Glover, posted a YouTube video...
  • Make sure 'back-to-school' isn't 'back-to-cruel' for your dog

    The end of summer's carefree days and a return to classes, schedules and after-school activities is an adjustment for everyone in the family, including our dogs. Being left alone while their families go to school or work is especially difficult for dogs...
  • Judicial elections: 5 ways to help you vote

    Around election time, I am inundated with people asking me how they should fill out their ballots for judicial races. It can be difficult - especially since candidates are required to watch what they say. (In fact, I once moderated a forum for...
  • SeaWorld to expand killer-whale habitat at its parks

    SeaWorld to expand killer-whale habitat at its parks
    Wounded by controversy over keeping killer whales in captivity, SeaWorld Entertainment is embarking on a pricey project designed to give its orcas more room to roam. The company said Friday it will nearly double the orca habitat at its three SeaWorld...
  • Social media unleashes a new generation of Broadway Joes

    Social media unleashes a new generation of Broadway Joes
    Vince Lombardi was in the hospital dying of colon cancer. He awoke one night, and from the deepest part of his soul bellowed a warning to the world. "Joe Namath! You're not bigger than football. Remember that!" If Lombardi had lived, what would he say...
  • Aquariums vital to wild creatures' well-being: My Word

    Aquariums vital to wild creatures' well-being: My Word
    When SeaWorld announced an expansion of its killer-whale habitats, no one was surprised when PETA and other fringe activists pounced on the news. Those of us who work with, study, rescue and care for animals know that nothing will ever satisfy these...
  • New tanks show SeaWorld evolving and so are we

    Twenty-five years ago, SeaWorld's famous Shamu Show featured a lucky kid plucked from the audience who got to stand on a shallow ledge in the tank and toss a few fish to a killer whale. Back then the scene was a crowd favorite. Today the stunt —...
  • Aug. 23 Letters: Hampton's future, child immigrants, tethering pets

    State of Hampton I recently read of the Chamber of Commerce's plans to have Hampton's mayor speak on the "state of the city" at a cost of $45 per attendee. Being somewhat responsible for the economic and social conditions in the city, it seemed...
  • Knee-deep manure: Another reason to dump dairy

    If you're reading this as you eat your morning cereal, now would be a good time to set down your spoon. PETA recently obtained video footage of lame and emaciated cows one little more than a skeleton trudging through a sludgy pool of their own liquefied...
  • PETA joins protest against sale of rabbit meat at Whole Foods

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has joined a nationwide protest to stop Whole Foods stores from selling rabbit meat, the animal rights group said Thursday. A group calling itself House Rabbit Society staged...
  • After Nicki Minaj cites McQueen, it's all downhill on 'Anaconda' video

    Early in her just-released video for "Anaconda" (in which Drake has a cameo), Nicki Minaj name-checks Alexander McQueen. It is the one and only classy thing in the twerk-filled video, which one might call an ode to big butts. [Los Angeles Times] In...
  • 'The Simpsons' Co-creator Sam Simon to Chronicle Cancer Battle in Fusion Documentary

    By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Sam Simon is bringing his struggle with terminal cancer to the small screen. "The Simpsons" co-creator Simon, who was diagnosed with terminal colorectal cancer in 2012, is teaming with Fusion on a documentary...