Soda taxes are finally gaining traction. Next year, they might appear at the polling booth in a city near you.
The video, titled “Labels,” follows 8-year-old Rebecca as she embarks on a mission to find out where her leather belt came from. When her mother can’t tell her, she... The post Video: Young Detective Is on a Mission to Find Out Where Leather Comes From appeared first on PETA.
In response to evidence that a fawn was shot and that even the minimal hunt protocol has been violated in the Pilot Archery Managed Deer Hunting Program in Montgomery... The post Baby Deer Shooting Prompts Call to End Maryland Deer ‘Cull’ appeared first on PETA.
Every year, PETA receives thousands of complaints about people who leave dogs outside in the cold. Cold weather spells extra hardship for “backyard dogs,” who often go without adequate... The post Urgent! PETA Warns Minnesota Residents: Dogs Will Die During Winter Storm Delphi appeared first on PETA.
In response to a Georgia Department of Natural Resources contest to give Georgia’s hunting and fishing licenses a new look, PETA has submitted its own take on the license,... The post Gun-Toting Bear Stars in PETA’s Entry for Hunting License Design Contest appeared first on PETA.
Following reports that a dead deer was found hanging from a flagpole at Brandon High School this month, TeachKind—PETA’s humane-education division—fired off a letter to the superintendent of Hillsborough... The post Deer Found Hanging From School Flagpole Prompts Calls for Humane Education appeared first on PETA.
Post contributed by HRC Alabama Field Organizer Tori Wolfe-Sisson This month, HRC joined the Campaign for Southern Equality at a convening in Alabama. HRC was part of the diverse planning committee working to build a safe, communal space...Show More Summary
The PAWS Act would establish a grant program so that domestic violence shelters can make accommodations for victims' pets, so a victim is not manipulated into returning home for fear of harm to a beloved family pet. Photo by iStockphoto A...Show More Summary
[Content Note: Anti-choice terrorism.]"With heads high and heavy hearts, Planned Parenthood staff provide care—no matter what."—Planned Parenthood, in a tweet today, vowing to continue providing care to the people who need it, despite the risk they know they are taking. Show More Summary
On November 26, Cyprus’ parliament overwhelmingly passed a landmark law that grants civil partnership rights to same-sex couples. The vote was 39-12 in favor of the law supporting loving, committed same-sex couples. The new law gives...Show More Summary
World leaders met in Paris to discuss plans to combat global climate change. Meanwhile, air pollution levels in Beijing and New Delhi were much higher than acceptable.
Guano is even grosser than we thought.
Over and over again we've seen that the GOP and the anti-choice movement writ large blatantly disregard the likely consequences of their own rhetoric, and then cry foul when asked to do some soul-searching. Image: The post Three People Are Dead. According to Its Own Yardstick, It Is the ‘Pro-life’ Movement’s Fault appeared first on RH Reality Check.
One of the frequent complaints from Republicans about U.S. energy policy is that it's more about subsidies than markets. In its zeal to promote renewable energy sources, these critics say, the Obama administration has poured money into rebates and credits for solar and wind power, among other clean...
The son of infamous Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell was sentenced to one to two years in jail Monday after he burglarized the home of three college students in 2014. Barron Alexander, who changed his name after his father was put on trial for murdering late-term babies in his “house of horrors” abortion facility, said his […]
A resource guide for those tracking negotiations toward a new climate change agreement in Paris
The Belfast High Court ruled today that women should be allowed to have an abortion in the case of rape, incest or in cases where their baby is diagnosed with a life-limiting or terminal condition. An attempt by Northern Ireland’s Human Right Commission to seek a ruling that abortion is allowed in the case of […]
A magnificent new era in haircuttery has begun in South Wales. Bauhaus, a salon with two locations in Cardiff, will now offer its clients the chance to opt for a “quiet chair” and avoid 45 minutes of small talk with their stylists. “We...Show More Summary
Actress Holland Taylor opened up about her relationship with a woman in an interview. “Well, my relationship is with a woman,” she told Anna Sale on the podcast Death, Sex & Money. “Most of my relationships have been with women.” The 72-year-old actress has had an incredible career, starting in the theater in the 1960s. Show More Summary
Regarding the Church's ban on condoms, he said, 'I don’t like to go down to reflections on such case studies when people die due to a lack of water, hunger, environment.'