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PETA Asks Virgina Transportation Board for ‘Spay Today Way’

PETA Asks Virgina Transportation Board for ‘Spay Today Way’

Richmond, Va. — Virginia’s legislature has just voted to sell naming rights to some of the state’s roads, and PETA is hoping to be one of the first to take advantage of the new opportunity by encouraging residents to drive their dogs and cats to a veterinary clinic. In a letter sent today to the chairperson of the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), PETA, whose headquarters is in Norfolk, requests a reduced rate to rename a road “Spay Today Way.” Fixing roadways prevents accidents, and fixing cats and dogs does, too: People can prevent more homeless animals from ending up on Virginia’s streets or crowded into Virginia’s animal shelters, where taxpayers must pay for their care and, regrettably, often their destruction.

False and Misleading Claims Relating to Animal Testing

False and Misleading Claims Relating to Animal Testing

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eagan Avenatti, LLP announced today the filing of a class action lawsuit against cosmetic companies Estee Lauder, Avon Products, and Mary Kay on behalf of American consumers deceived by the companies’ false and misleading representations relating to animal testing of their products. Beltran et al. v. Estee Lauder, et al., United States District Court – Central District of California, Case No. SA12-CV312 CJC (ANX).

SUNY Professor Falsified Data to Receive Millions in Public Funds for Deadly Alcohol Experiments on Animals

SUNY Professor Falsified Data to Receive Millions in Public Funds for Deadly Alcohol Experiments on Animals

  Syracuse, N.Y. — PETA fired off an urgent letter to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) this morning, just days after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the results of an investigation concerning disgraced former State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate neuroscience and physiology department chair Michael […]

Animal Rights Uncompromised: ‘No-Kill’ Shelters

Animal Rights Uncompromised: ‘No-Kill’ Shelters

Some people such as alleged animal rights activist Nathan Winograd, have suggested that the solution to animal overpopulation lies with so-called “no-kill,” or “limited-admission,” animal shelters. However, these shelters are deceptive at best. Animals at “no-kill” shelters who have been deemed unadoptable may be “warehoused” in cages for years. They become withdrawn, severely depressed, or […]