Tag Archive: people for the ethical treatment of animals

Jan 08

PETA Delivers Vegan Jerky to Oregon Ranchers Occupying Government Land

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has responded to a call for snacks from armed Oregon ranchers occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Today, the group hand-delivered a package of vegan jerky that actually contains more protein than beef does. The PETA staffers, bearing signs reading, “The End (of Animal Agriculture) Is Nigh: …

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Jan 05

Musician Moby Donating 100% of Profits from Vegan Restaurant to Animal Welfare Groups

In November, electronic musician Moby opened up an entirely vegan restaurant in Los Angeles called Little Pine. Now, the singer and activist has announced that 100% of the profits brought in from that restaurant will go to nonprofit animal welfare groups. “Opening little pine was never meant to be a conventional entrepreneurial endeavor”, Moby tells …

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Jan 05

Four-Time NBA Champion Calls on Michelle Obama to Go Vegan

In an open letter, Four-time NBA champion John Salley has called on First Lady Michelle Obama to take PETA’s (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) 30-day vegan pledge. According to Salley, her doing so would “set an example for families across the country.” “I am writing to you as a father, athlete, wellness advocate, …

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Dec 17

U.S. National Institute of Health Ending Experiments on Baby Monkeys

The National Institute of Health (NIH) will be ending a 30-year long research program on baby monkeys, according to U.S. Representative Brendan Boyle. The program included tearing away infants from their mother at birth, and continually terrorizing them with things such as fake snakes and loud noises, forced alcoholism and being forced to live alone …

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