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‘Bloody’ PETA ‘Reptile’ to Protest Hermès Horror: Live Animals Sawed Open on Supplier’s Farm

Palm Beach shoppers will get an eyeful on Thursday as a PETA “reptile” lies in a pool of “blood” outside a local Hermès storefront. The PETA supporter, painted to... The post ‘Bloody’ PETA ‘Reptile’ to Protest Hermès Horror: Live Animals Sawed Open on Supplier’s Farm appeared first on PETA.

Google-powered map shows that deforestation isn’t just about the Amazon

New data from the tech giant and the University of Maryland reveal previously overlooked deforestation in Southeast Asia and West Africa.

Thousands of Ontario parents protest sex-ed outside over 100 MPPs’ offices

'I think this is the biggest provincial protest in Ontario’s history,' said one organizer.

Dear architects: Stop trying to make shipping container buildings happen

They're cheap and everywhere. But the big steel boxes aren't as good a fit for human habitation as all those design competitions suggest.

You Need Help, and These Cats Know It

Do you have an opening for a certified stress reducer? Have we got the job candidate for you! The post You Need Help, and These Cats Know It appeared first on PETA.

Discovery: Drones Interfere With Natural Behavior of Wildlife

This recent discovery led PETA to stop selling its "Air Angels" drones and to push for a ban on drones used for hunting. The post Discovery: Drones Interfere With Natural Behavior of Wildlife appeared first on PETA.

Is StemExpress Intimidating Former Employees Into Silence About Planned Parenthood?

Stem Express, the biotech company that acts as the middleman for Planned Parenthood and purchases body parts of aborted babies, could be intimidating former employees into silence. In an article on the California political website, Flash Report, Katy Grimes says she recently received a copy of a letter written on StemExpress stationary to a former […]

Judge Won’t Dismiss Charges Against Baltimore Police in Death of Freddie Gray

Judge Barry Williams on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six Baltimore police officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year old Black man who suffered a severe spinal cord injury and died while in police custody. Image:...Show More Summary

Turkish Medical Journal Takes Stand Against Animal Studies

As more people oppose experiments on animals, scientists gain further evidence that data from animals doesn’t reliably translate to humans, and superior non-animal research technologies become more readily available,... The post Turkish Medical Journal Takes Stand Against Animal Studies appeared first on PETA.

Syria's ailing water network could spark epidemics: Red Cross

GENEVA (Reuters) - Syria's water network, heavily damaged by bombs and shelling, is at risk of collapse as its civil war drags on, increasing the threat of deadly typhoid or cholera outbreaks, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday.

Pornhub accused of ‘luring teens’ to send porn videos with new ‘charity’ scholarship

'Pornhub … work[s] hard to help make millions of people feel happy every single day,' the company claims.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

American workers’ wages have been stagnant for 40 years. The Pope’s comments are just stigma masquerading as understanding.  5 music videos set in Africa that are at least better than Taylor Swift’s. Dear filmmakers: Stalking is not romantic. Netflix gives 12 months paid maternity leave to its highly paid employees but just 12 weeks to its […]

Memo to Pope Francis: Women Who Have ‘Resorted’ to Abortion Don’t Need Forgiveness

The Pope has made it easier for women to get forgiveness for abortions. But it's he who should be asking forgiveness, for implying that women who get abortions don't know what they are doing or why. Image: giulio napolitano / Shutterstock.com The post Memo to Pope Francis: Women Who Have ‘Resorted’ to Abortion Don’t Need Forgiveness appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Four things workers should know about the California Fair Pay Act

The California Legislature recently passed what could be the strongest equal pay law in the nation. The bill, called the "Fair Pay Act," is now headed to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown. One of Brown's aides, Nancy McFadden, tweeted last week that the governor "will sign CA Fair Pay Act when it reaches...

Prime Minister Harper’s Inaction on Climate Killed the Keystone XL Oilsands Pipeline

With U.S. President Barack Obama expected to deny a permit to the Keystone XL pipeline this fall, Canada’s oil industry is looking for someone to blame. The National Post’s Claudia Cattaneo wrote last week that “many Canadians … would...Show More Summary

Obama Sends $1 Million to Planned Parenthood in Three States After It Sells Aborted Baby Parts

Today, the Obama administration sent $1 million total to Planned Parenthood abortion businesses in three states even as the abortion company is caught up in a massive scandal related to it selling aborted babies and their body parts. The Obama administration send federal grants using taxpayer dollars to Planned Parenthood abortion corporation affiliates in Iowa, […]

2,030 Babies Saved From Abortion in Ohio After Three Abortion Clinics Close Down

A new report from Ohio shows abortions there are at historic lows and 4,551 babies were saved by abortion in the last year alone after three Ohio abortion clinics either closed down or stopped doing abortions. Today, the Ohio Department of Health released the 2014 Ohio Abortion Report, revealing an 8.7 percent drop in abortions […]

In Light of New Study on Wildlife Stress, PETA Asks Gov. Bentley to Launch Initiative to Ban Drones Used for Hunting

New research from the University of Minnesota puts drones on the no-fly list for wild animals, following observations that revealed that bears experience extreme stress—including a 400 percent increase... The post In Light of New Study on Wildlife Stress, PETA Asks Gov. Bentley to Launch Initiative to Ban Drones Used for Hunting appeared first on PETA.

Documentary 'Gasland' pivotal to anti-fracking movement: study

BOSTON (Reuters) - An Oscar-nominated HBO documentary that showed American homeowners near hydraulic fracturing sites setting fire to their tap water may have been the main trigger for a surge in public opposition to the oil and gas production technique, according to a study to be published next month.

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