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The Second National “I Am Jazz” School and Community Reading is Less Than a Week Away

Post submitted by Kimmie Fink, Welcoming Schools Consultant On Thursday, May 18, teachers, parents and allies across the country will come together in support of transgender and gender-expansive children for Welcoming Schools’ second National I Am Jazz School and Community Readings. Show More Summary

Principal Resigns After Screaming at Pro-Life Teen: “I Don’t Give a S— What Jesus Says”

The principal of a Pennsylvania high school who was caught yelling profanities at a pro-life teenager resigned from his job Thursday. Dr. Zach Ruff, an assistant principle at Downingtown STEM Academy in Chester County, initially was placed on administrative leave in April after a video showed him yelling and swearing at a pro-life teenager who […]

‘If Mice Believed in Hell, It Would Look Like Pitt’s Labs’

PETA is on Pitt's campus exposing torturous experiments that have proved to have no benefit to human health. The post ‘If Mice Believed in Hell, It Would Look Like Pitt’s Labs’ appeared first on PETA.

Austin Fire Department Nabs PETA Award for Rescuing Five Animals in Five Days

Compassionate Fire Department awards are on their way from PETA to the Austin Fire Department and “superhero” firefighter Alex Baumeister for pulling off five animal rescues between May 1... The post Austin Fire Department Nabs PETA Award for Rescuing Five Animals in Five Days appeared first on PETA.

11 Pro-LGBTQ Moms to Celebrate on Mother’s Day

For Mother’s Day this year, HRC is recognizing a group of spectacular moms across the nation who are working to achieve LGBTQ equality. While not all of them identify as LGBTQ, they are all on the forefront in our fight for equal rights. Several...Show More Summary

Trump’s New Era of Industry Self-Regulation Begins for Oil by Rail

In case you were wondering how industry-friendly the federal government is becoming, look no futher than Representative Jeff Denham (R- CA ), chair of the Congressional Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. He...Show More Summary

Batteries Let Offline Gas Peaker Plants Participate in Spinning Reserve Markets

Bloomberg | Quint: Slap a Battery on a Gas Turbine and Make an Extra $1.4 Million Edison International has found what every electric utility wants in this time of sputtering demand: a new source of revenue. By adding battery storage to a quick-start natural gas turbine, General Electric Co. Show More Summary

This Is One of the Most-Viewed TEDx Videos of All Time

Watch Beyond Carnism cofounder Melanie Joy's motivational TEDx video, and read the empowering article about her vegan organization. The post This Is One of the Most-Viewed TEDx Videos of All Time appeared first on PETA.

Animal-Testing Behemoths to Hear From PETA at Annual Meetings

PETA will present its shareholder resolutions to animal-testing facilities Charles River Laboratories (CRL) and Covance at the companies’ annual meetings on May 9 and 11, respectively. PETA owns just... The post Animal-Testing Behemoths to Hear From PETA at Annual Meetings appeared first on PETA.

You Can’t Say That on Television (Colbert Edition)

The FCC has no business policing what people say on television. Stephen Colbert stirred controversy last Monday when he roasted President Donald Trump in his “Late Show” opening monologue. Parodying President Trump’s penchant for lame...Show More Summary

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: May 9, 2017

TODAY -- HRC AND OTHER HUMAN RIGHTS ORGS TO HOLD #EYESONCHECHNYA DEMONSTRATION AT RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR’S DC HOME: Today at 5 p.m., HRC, Human Rights First and Amnesty International USA will rally in front of the Russian ambassador's 16th...Show More Summary

Undercover Call Catches Abortion Clinic Offering to Kill Baby at 30 Weeks: “We Will Euthanize It”

A new undercover investigation this week exposes how easy it is to abort a healthy, late-term unborn baby in New Mexico. Albuquerque, New Mexico is the home to one of the last abortion clinics in the United States that will abort an unborn baby for any reason through all nine months of pregnancy. Last week, […]

‘Accept Reality and End Animal Acts,’ PETA Tells Carson & Barnes

As Ringling Bros. faces its final performances, PETA sent a letter this morning urging Carson & Barnes Circus to prevent its own demise by ending its animal acts. PETA’s... The post ‘Accept Reality and End Animal Acts,’ PETA Tells Carson & Barnes appeared first on PETA.

Urgent! PETA Warns Blaine County Residents: Animals Will Die, So Take Them Along in Potential Flood Evacuations

Because a flood warning is in effect for areas of Blaine County, PETA is offering important advice for ensuring the safety of companion animals should residents experience major flooding... The post Urgent! PETA Warns Blaine County Residents: Animals Will Die, So Take Them Along in Potential Flood Evacuations appeared first on PETA.

After Years' Long Push, Fracking Has Quietly Arrived in Alaska

Hydraulic fracturing's horizontal drilling technique has enabled industry to tap otherwise difficult-to-access oil and gas in shale basins throughout the U.S. and increasingly throughout the world. And now “fracking,” as it's known,Show More Summary

Stop Blaming Women For Men’s Violence

Joy Lane on CNN Last month, thousands of people watched as a man recorded a live Facebook video of himself shooting 74-year-old Robert Goodwin Sr. The shooter, who has since been identified as Steve Stephens, claimed to have alreadyShow More Summary

Elephant Abuse Caught on Camera During Circus Performance

In advance of performances this weekend by the Bahia Shrine Circus—which is produced by the Royal Hanneford Circus—PETA has obtained a video from an audience member at a recent... The post Elephant Abuse Caught on Camera During Circus Performance appeared first on PETA.

PETA Statement: Pig Trial Verdict Is a Victory for Animals

Below, please find a statement from PETA President Ingrid Newkirk in response to the court’s dismissal of charges against Anita Krajnc for giving water to dehydrated, slaughter-bound pigs on... The post PETA Statement: Pig Trial Verdict Is a Victory for Animals appeared first on PETA.

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