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Jane Goodall Asks UPS to Stop Shipping Animal Trophies

To coincide with PETA’s protest last week outside of a UPS store in Atlanta—where the company is based—iconic African wildlife defender Jane Goodall has penned a letter urging the... The post Jane Goodall Asks UPS to Stop Shipping Animal Trophies appeared first on PETA.

Ad blitz will sell Wynne’s immoral sex ed agenda: Critics

'This has to be the most unscrupulous, most unethical government in the history of Ontario,' says Jack Fonseca of Campaign Life Coalition.

Was justice served in the case of amorous 'Django' actress Daniele Watts?

The case of Daniele Watts, the "Django Unchained" actress who claimed she was a victim of racism last summer after an encounter with the Los Angeles Police Department, has ended as ridiculously as it began.

Lakers sign Euroleague veteran guard Marcelo Huertas

The Lakers have signed Euroleague guard Marcelo Huertas to a one-year contract, The Times confirmed Monday afternoon.

Candice Accola of 'Vampire Diaries' is expecting first child with the Fray's Joe King

Candice Accola of "The Vampire Diaries" is expecting her first child with new hubby Joe King. The actress and the Fray rocker announced the news on Instagram on Monday, sharing a snapshot of her doodled-on baby bump and King's matching outfit. "Sometimes a Saturday is best spent painting t-shirts...

This steel industry battle shows why unions are necessary

As we approach Labor Day, the old question about what unions are good for is being played out in the steel industry, where Allegheny Technologies has locked out more than 2,000 workers in an effort to extract sizable concessions on health and retirement benefits from the United Steelworkers union. 

The Monday Blogaround

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Why ‘Ethical’ Sourcing Labels Can’t Be Trusted

When animals' body parts are used for mass production, to be turned into wool coats or leather boots, cruelty will always be part of the process. The post Why ‘Ethical’ Sourcing Labels Can’t Be Trusted appeared first on PETA.

Media Invite: Largest Shrine Circus Producer in the U.S. Ends Wild-Animal Acts

Once used to haul big cats across the country, an empty trailer has been transformed into a billboard announcing an end to the circus acts its former occupants once... The post Media Invite: Largest Shrine Circus Producer in the U.S. Ends Wild-Animal Acts appeared first on PETA.

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

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

Video: Animals Rescued From Hurricane Katrina

As the world marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, this video and blog post from PETA shares the touching stories of some of the many dogs, cats, birds,... The post Video: Animals Rescued From Hurricane Katrina appeared first on PETA.

PETA Statement on California’s Pending Bullhook Ban

The following statement is from Brittany Peet, PETA Foundation deputy director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement, regarding California’s proposed bullhook ban, which was passed today by the California State... The post PETA Statement on California’s Pending Bullhook Ban appeared first on PETA.

Church Defends Putting Up Pro-Life Sign Saying “De-Fund Planned Parenthood”

A church in New York state is under fire for a sign that say “De-Fund Planned Parenthood: A Person’s a Person No Matter How Small.” The sign reflects the current move in the pro-life movement to de-fund Planned Parenthood in the wake of a series of videos showing the abortion giant selling aborted babies and […]

Nebraska Republican Wants to Ban Second-Trimester Abortion Procedure

A Nebraska GOP lawmaker is planning to introduce a bill that would criminalize a common medical procedure used after a miscarriage and during second-trimester abortions. Image: Nebraska Family Alliance / YouTube The post Nebraska Republican Wants to Ban Second-Trimester Abortion Procedure appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Japan nuclear power outlook bleak despite first reactor restart

TOKYO (Reuters) - The number of Japanese nuclear reactors likely to restart in the next few years has halved, hit by legal challenges and worries about meeting tougher safety standards imposed in the wake of the Fukushima disaster, a Reuters analysis shows.

Bird Abusers Get Blanket Immunity

Thirteen years of government inaction has left birds wounded, dying, and dead in roadside zoos across the U.S. The post Bird Abusers Get Blanket Immunity appeared first on PETA.

Quebec begins mandatory sex ed teaching 5-year-olds about masturbation, genitalia, and homosexuality

The Ministry of Education believes that the state and the parents play roughly an equal role in forming the child's view of sexuality.

British Medical Journal Study: Pro-Life Laws on Abortion Don’t Lead to Higher Maternal Morality Rates

A recent study published in the British Medical Journal has found that laws that restrict or prevent abortion do not lead to higher maternal mortality rates. In fact, the study, based on recent data from Mexico, showed precisely the opposite: higher maternal mortality rates were seen in Mexican states that had relaxed their abortion laws, […]

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