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7 Things You Didn’t Know About PETA

digg_url = 'http://digg.com/world_news/7_Things_You_Didn_t_Know_About_PETA'; 1) According to government documents, PETA employees have killed more than 19,200 dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens since 1998. This behavior continues despite PETA’s moralizing about the…
Posted October 17, 2008 at 12:00 am

Your Kids, PETA’s Pawns

A seventh-grader organizes a protest outside a Kentucky Fried Chicken in Washington. A 15-year-old girl attempts to ban circus elephants in Denver. A rash of adolescent-driven, animal-rights-related vandalism…
Posted March 24, 2008 at 12:00 am

The Book HSUS and PETA Don’t Want You to Read

Nathan Winograd is a Stanford Law School graduate and a former criminal prosecutor. He has also presided over America’s two most successful experiments in what’s become known as…
Posted September 10, 2007 at 12:00 am

Study: Why Food and Drink Bans Won’t Solve Childhood Obesity

To see a copy of our report outlining the real cause of childhood obesity (physical inactivity), click here. Despite the fact that almost all the research on in-school nutrition…
Posted April 26, 2007 at 12:00 am

Bird Flu Questions and Answers

What is bird flu? “Bird flu” is the common name for Avian Influenza, a respiratory disease found in birds which comes in two forms: Highly Pathogenic (HPAI) and Low…
Posted April 3, 2007 at 12:00 am

Cupcake Ban

Let me get this straight. According to The Washington Post, schools are now banning cupcakes? That’s right. What of it? They’re just cupcakes – little individual cakes wrapped…
Posted December 18, 2006 at 12:00 am

Declaration of Food Independence

On July 4, 1776, America’s founding fathers signed their names to the Declaration of Independence in an effort to affirm basic liberties. But they never dreamed that anyone would someday…
Posted June 30, 2006 at 12:00 am

See CSPI Sue

In a speech in 2004, Center for Science and the Public Interest (CSPI) director Michael Jacobson claimed that restaurant companies do not need protection from lawsuit-happy…
Posted June 12, 2006 at 12:00 am

The Dose Makes The Poison

A sixteenth-century Swiss chemist named Paracelsus gave us the most basic rule of toxicology: “The dose makes the poison.” Practically every substance on earth (including water and Vitamin…
Posted May 15, 2006 at 12:00 am

Holy Cows

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has been widely criticized for its campaign comparing Nazi Holocaust victims to farm animals, its blind insistence that Jesus was a vegetarian,…
Posted April 22, 2006 at 12:00 am