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Apr 20

PETA Names the Top 10 Vegan Cities of 2016

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has released their 2016 list of the top vegan cities in the United States, and some of the cities on the list may surprise a few people. Below is the full list: 1. Portland, Oregon Portland Oregon | Michael Silberstein | CC BY 2.0 This year, Portland, …

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Mar 10

Canada to Stop Testing Pesticides on Beagles

Animal rights activists have major cause for celebration this week. Health Canada just recently announced its commitment to end testing pesticides on dogs in the near future. PETA has estimated that the cessation of these cruel experiments will save hundreds of dogs every year. The test, up until now, had been mandatory for manufacturers in …

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Feb 20

Pamela Anderson and PETA Working to Change Prison Meals to Vegan in Louisiana

Model and actress Pamela Anderson, working in conjunction with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), is attempting to get Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards to begin serving entirely vegan meals at prisons across the state. The move, according to Anderson, would save the state hundreds of thousands of much-needed dollars in a …

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Feb 01

Germany Becomes First Country to Ban Egg Industry’s Shredding of Live Chickens

Each year millions of male chicks are grounded up alive by the commercial egg industry, due to them not being able to produce eggs. Now, in a historic move, Germany has become the first country in the world to ban this abhorrent practice. According to Metro, there are roughly 45 million chicks killed through this …

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Jan 19

The Top 5 Best Vegan-Friendly Movie Theaters

By PETA Press Release Long gone are the days when a vegan’s only food options at the theater concession stand were “accidentally vegan” snacks like Sour Patch Kids. Growing numbers of movie theaters offer heartier, satisfying plant-based meals to enjoy while watching the big screen. We’ve compiled a list of the top five vegan-friendly movie theaters …

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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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