April 12, 2021

Why is Eli Lilly still forcing animals to endure cruel swim tests?

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By Susan Bird From Care2 On May 6, 2019, shareholders of pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Co. will have a chance to end the use of cruel “forced swim testing” on small mammals. As a beneficial holder of 56 shares of company stock, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has submitted a proposed shareholder […]

US: LSU allegedly bought live shelter dogs for research

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By Susan Bird From care2 According to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals , the Louisiana State University veterinary school may have violated the federal Animal Welfare Act by buying dogs — both alive and dead — from a Baton Rouge animal shelter. PETA asserts that a whistleblower reached out to them — a former executive director of the […]

US Judge throws out ‘Monkey Selfie’ Case

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By Scott Graham, From The Recorder U.S. District Judge William Orrick has made it official: A crested macaque who allegedly snapped photos of himself does not have standing to bring a copyright suit over the renowned “monkey selfie.” Orrick dismissed a lawsuit brought by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Dr. Antje Englehardt on […]

PETA kills animals

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PETA’s “Animal House of Horror” killed 82% of dogs and cats in its possession in 2013 Hypocritical animal rights group’s body count exceeds 31,000. Washington, D.C. – In February 2014, the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) released its yearly review [2013] of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) appalling record of killing pets […]

Ellen DeGeneres gives Caribbean trip to pooch-saving Wellesley firefighters

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By Jaclyn Reiss  From Boston.com Ellen DeGeneres interviews four Wellesley firefighters on her show before bestowing a cruise trip to the Caribbean — and bedazzled life vests — on the team that rescued a golden retriever from an icy Charles River last month. On her talk show today, Ellen DeGeneres gave a Caribbean cruise trip […]