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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

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  • Group puts pressure on Newport News to adopt tethering ban

    NEWPORT NEWS — The Peninsula Animal Rights Group is putting pressure on Newport News to join its Hampton Roads neighbors by adopting an ordinance restricting how long dogs can be tied up outside. About 15 people demonstrated outside City Hall...
  • Gator wrestlers grab life by the tail

    Gator wrestlers grab life by the tail
    As birthday presents go, it showed a certain style and a lot of bite. Forgoing ties and cologne, Carrie McDougall gave her husband, Bill, something sure to make an impression. "I surprised him with alligator-wrestling lessons," she said. Now knee-...
  • Try vegan, and you won't be left high and dry

    When news hit that Detroit was cutting off water to thousands of residents who were behind in paying their bills, the critics, not surprisingly, came out in full force. What might surprise you is that some of those throwing stones were aiming not at...
  • The case for not eating fish

    The case for not eating fish
    According to biologist Culum Brown, an associate professor at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, and the author of a new study about fish sentience and intelligence, “the potential amount of cruelty” that humans inflict on fish “...
  • Manhattan Beach extends pier fishing ban after shark bite

    Manhattan Beach officials have extended a temporary ban on fishing from the city’s pier for two months, after a swimmer was bitten by a shark during the Fourth of July weekend. The temporary ban, which was instituted immediately and was set to...
  • L.A. County fire officials block bull run, citing safety concerns

    L.A. County fire officials block bull run, citing safety concerns
    Bad news for adrenaline junkies: A bull run similar to the historic event in Pamplona, Spain, has been canceled after Los Angeles County fire officials raised safety concerns. The Great Bull Run, a quarter-mile sprint in front of two-dozen snorting...
  • 'Kitten season' is a real killer

    Recently, two teenage boys were hanging out by a creek in Clendenin, W.Va., when they saw a man pull off the road and toss two bags into the water. The boys were close enough to hear squeaking sounds coming from the bags, so one of the teens immediately...
  • PETA questions elephant's abrasions, calls for federal inspection

    PETA questions elephant's abrasions, calls for federal inspection
    Three abrasions on an elephant performing at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus in Anaheim prompted an animal welfare group on Saturday to call for a federal inspection. Delcianna Winders, a lawyer for the group People for the Ethical...
  • Illness threatens the best of barbecuers

    Illness threatens the best of barbecuers
    This could be a terrifying tale right out of the Book of Meat Science Fiction, only this one isn't fiction. It involves the elemental bond between humans and the critters we like to cook on a grill, or roast, or saute. But that could all end,...
  • If you were a tortoise, would you want an iPad stuck to your shell?

    As far as publicity goes, the Aspen Art Museum’s new exhibition featuring three African sulcata tortoises padding through a turf garden with iPads mounted on their shells has attracted a lot of it. I’ll give contemporary artist Cai Guo-Qiang...
  • 'Keep Hookers off the Pier!' banner to fly over Manhattan Beach

    'Keep Hookers off the Pier!' banner to fly over Manhattan Beach
    A banner reading “Keep Hookers off the Pier! Ban Fishing” will fly over Manhattan Beach as part of a lobbying effort by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ahead of a City Council vote on the issue Tuesday night. In the wake of a...
  • Southwest Airlines, SeaWorld ending partnership

    Southwest Airlines, SeaWorld ending partnership
    Southwest Airlines, which has been under fire from animal activists over its marketing partnership with SeaWorld, is parting ways with the company after 26 years. The companies said in a joint statement Thursday they they both decided not to renew their...