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VICTORY: Israel Bans ‘Shackle and Hoist’ Slaughter Method for All Cattle Used for Beef

Following a joint eyewitness investigation and campaign by PETA, Anonymous for Animal Rights, and Let the Animals Live, Israel announced that—effective immediately—no new slaughterhouses will be approved for export to the... The post VICTORY: Israel Bans ‘Shackle and Hoist’ Slaughter Method for All Cattle Used for Beef appeared first on PETA.

2017 – Israel Bans ‘Shackle and Hoist’ Slaughter Method for All Cows

Following a 10-year PETA campaign that included three eyewitness investigations in South America, Israel has banned the import of beef from slaughterhouses that use the archaic and cruel “shackle... The post 2017 – Israel Bans ‘Shackle and Hoist’ Slaughter Method for All Cows appeared first on PETA.

PETA, ALDF, ARFF Oppose Ringling’s Bid to Export Big Cats to Germany

Despicable to its core, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will not allow the animals it exploited to live free from circus life. The post PETA, ALDF, ARFF Oppose Ringling’s Bid to Export Big Cats to Germany appeared first on PETA.

NASA notes 9th northwestern Pacific Tropical Cyclone

The ninth tropical depression of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean has formed and developed into a tropical storm. Tropical Storm Kulap was spotted by NASA's Terra satellite far to the west of Midway Island.

After two second-place finishes, Edvald Boasson Hagen wins Tour de France Stage 19

After two second-place finishes, Edvald Boasson Hagen finally got a stage victory in the 2017 Tour de France. Chris Froome and the other top riders took it easy, saving themselves for their last big fight this weekend. Boasson Hagen, from Norway, caught the right breakaways on the longest stage...

German President Signs Marriage Equality Into Law; Will Take Effect Later This Year

Today, Bundesrat, Germany's upper house, approved marriage equality and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier signed it into law. The law could take effect as early as October 2017. In June, the Bundestag, the lower house of Germany’s...Show More Summary

On the scientific frontier, CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna ponders what she has wrought

Jennifer Doudna faces an uncommon challenge for a scientist at the top of her form and the forefront of her field: While she watches her work produce “breathtaking” advances in the understanding of human biology, she’s struggling with its ethical implications for individuals, for humankind, and...

Charlie Gard’s Parents Storm Out of Court After Hospital Releases New Scan to Court, Not Them

Charlie Gard’s parents have had enough and they stormed out of a courtroom today after a lawyer for the hospital that is refusing to allow them to transfer to another country said that a new scan of Charlie’s brain is “sad reading.” The hospital made the scan available to the court before Charlie’s parents had […]

Rush hour pollution may be more dangerous than you think

The first in-car measurements of exposure to pollutants that cause oxidative stress during rush hour commutes has turned up potentially alarming results. The levels of some forms of harmful particulate matter inside car cabins was found to be twice as high as previously believed.

Police push veterans in wheelchairs a half-mile to Pirates game after bus crashes into a bridge

A group of veterans seemed destined to miss the Pittsburgh Pirates’ game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday after their bus crashed into a bridge about a half-mile from PNC Park. The driver taking them from the Pennsylvania Soldiers and Sailors Home in Erie, Pa., underestimated the height...

Aveda and PETA Team Up to Bring You Cruelty-Free Wedding Hairstyles

It's wedding season, and we've teamed up with cruelty-free company Aveda to show you our three favorite wedding hairstyles. The post Aveda and PETA Team Up to Bring You Cruelty-Free Wedding Hairstyles appeared first on PETA.

“Pro-Life” Democrat Joe Manchin is a Traitor to Unborn Babies Because He Will Fund Planned Parenthood

A traitor is defined as one who “betrays a friend, country or principle” or defined as a “sellout to the enemy.” Has Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) sold out to the enemy? Are Manchin’s votes to support using taxpayer funds for the nation’s largest abortion provider a betrayal of his former pro-life views? Is Manchin pandering […]

We Resist: Day 183

One of the difficulties in resisting the Trump administration, the Republican Congressional majority, and Republican state legislatures is keeping on top of the sheer number of horrors, indignities, and normalization of the aggressively abnormal that they unleash every single day. Show More Summary

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