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On Tuesday big-game hunter and Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer ignited an international firestorm after news reports revealed that he and his guides may have lured a lion named “Cecil” out of his protected sanctuary in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park. If these allegations turn out to be true, and … Continue reading
We’ve written before about how misguided Chipotle’s so-called “Food with Integrity” principles can be on animal welfare. By prohibiting the use of any antibiotics—even to sick animals—and requiring farmers to allow pigs to be exposed to the elements, Chipotle’s requirements … Continue reading
It’s clear PETA never learned the phrase “what goes around, comes around.” The radical animal-liberation group is crying foul after discovering a SeaWorld employee had attended PETA-sponsored events in order to gather intel. The marine park has stated that the … Continue reading
Comparisons to the atrocities of slavery shouldn’t be thrown around lightly. But much like how Internet commenters often invoke Nazism, you can always count on the trolls at PETA to take things way too far. PETA recently sent its “PETA … Continue reading
After making billions betting against the subprime housing market, John Paulson is making headlines for his $400 million contribution to Harvard University—the largest in the school’s history. The donation has earned Paulson a spate of criticism, but surprisingly few commentators are focusing on … Continue reading
In a recent Bloomberg News interview, Stonyfield Chairman and yogurt honcho Gary Hirshberg perfectly illustrated the hypocrisy of those calling for warning labels on food products containing genetically improved foods, or GMOs. In the segment, Hirshberg grumbles about how food products should carry GMO labels in … Continue reading
PETA gets a lot of promotion from celebrities. But are these singers, actors and public figures actually drinking PETA’s Kool-Aid? In many instances, it’s clear that even PETA mouthpieces don’t buy into PETA’s goal of “total animal liberation.” Here is a list … Continue reading
In a new multiple choice survey that PETA sent its supporters, one of the questions asks, “which victory from the past six months are you most proud to be a part of?” Sadly, one of the options wasn’t “running around in lettuce … Continue reading
We previously reported on the bipartisan condemnation PETA received from Virginia lawmakers with the passage of legislation targeting its “animal shelter.” But PETA’s “shelter” that kills over 90% of the animals in its care is far from the organization’s only … Continue reading
If you were one of the 16 million Americans who watched the Kentucky Derby last weekend, you are far from the only person who enjoys this iconic race—so does PETA’s latest celebrity spokes-bimbo. In a new ad campaign, PETA tapped model … Continue reading