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    PETA to Local Shelter: Kill More Animals

    Posted April 11, 2013 at 3:34 pm in Animal Rights Extremism, From CCF

    Normally, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) — the latest entrant to the drone market — takes every media hit it can performing stunts to oppose the killing of animals. Whether for clothing, eating, or curing AIDS, you can be sure PETA “lettuce ladies” will be out in force trying to stop the […]

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    PETA: Putting Drones Before Homeless Pets

    Posted April 9, 2013 at 1:10 pm in Animal Rights Extremism, From CCF, The Green Fringe

    A heartwarming story from Portsmouth, Virginia is crossing the wires: A dog found near death by animal control and sent to the Portsmouth Humane Society has been adopted and is doing well in the care of her new owner, a veterinary technician. The dog — named “Hope” by Portsmouth Humane staff — was lucky to […]

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    Are We All Vegans Now?

    Posted April 5, 2013 at 3:39 pm in Animal Rights Extremism, Dairy, From CCF, Livestock, Meat

    Claiming that vegetarianism is just about to break through, this time is a classic animal liberationist tactic to peer-pressure omnivores into giving up their milk, bacon, and eggs. We covered a story last week that said all the cool pre-tweens were going veggie—a report that was full of more holes than Swiss cheese. Now the […]

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    Newkirk Defends PETA’s Doggy Killing

    Posted April 1, 2013 at 3:34 pm in Animal Rights Extremism, From CCF

    The sordid tale of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) doggy-and-kitty-killing ways has made a big splash across the pond, and a reporter with the Sunday edition of The Guardian sat down with the group’s president, Ingrid Newkirk, to let her explain herself. At the end of the profile, the reporter challenges Newkirk […]

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    PETA’s True “Colours” Exposed

    Posted March 21, 2013 at 3:34 pm in Animal Rights Extremism, From CCF

    For all the talk People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) offers on “ethical treatment,” the group does seem to kill a lot of pets in its animal shelter — over 1600 last year, for a kill rate just shy of 90 percent. Our PETA Kills Animals project collects PETA’s animal record summaries provided […]

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    PETA’s Death Toll Nears 30,000 Pets

    Posted February 7, 2013 at 1:37 pm in Animal Rights Extremism, Celebrities, Dairy, From CCF, Livestock, Meat, Seafood

    Since at least 1998, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has operated a pet “shelter” — more than the misnamed Humane Society of the United States can claim. Unfortunately the dogs and cats that are taken into PETA’s shelter are usually killed. And those that were sheltered in 2012 are no exception: According to Virginia state regulatory […]

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    Would PETA Kill Monopoly’s Scotty Dog?

    Posted January 18, 2013 at 10:38 am in Animal Rights Extremism, From CCF

    The latest “press sluts” stunt by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) may just take the (no-egg) cake for a combination of audacity and pointlessness. The group that would take away your right to eat bacon and eggs, watch performing elephants and whales, wear leather, fur, or wool, or take advantage of lifesaving medical advancements developed by animal trials is positioning itself […]

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    PETA Kills Animals, So Of Course It Accepts Celebrity Hypocrisy

    Posted January 9, 2013 at 4:10 pm in Animal Rights Extremism, Celebrities, From CCF

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) thinks animals are “people,” and therefore the group harasses people who eat and wear animal products and those who conduct lifesaving medical research on animals. But PETA has no qualms killing roughly 2,000 dogs and cats every year, even those that its staff classifies as “adorable” and “perfect,” as our Senior Research Analyst reminded […]

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    PETA Kills “People”

    Posted December 11, 2012 at 2:25 pm in Animal Rights Extremism, From CCF

    When you’re an animal rights activist, you spend considerable time equating some odd animals with people. Many years ago, a Los Angeles Times reporter asked People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) what the group had to say about ant farms. The answer was “Ants are sentient beings, like we are.” Ants’ tastier fellow arthropods, lobsters, even had a PETA […]

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    Animal-Rights War on Circuses Heads to Los Angeles

    Posted December 6, 2012 at 5:37 pm in Animal Rights Extremism, From CCF

    Animal rights activists won’t be satisfied just to make everybody eat vegan food in all of its hexane-extracted soy powder glory. Their ideology holds, in the words of PETA cofounder and President Ingrid Newkirk, “A rat is a pig is a dog is a boy,” so it shouldn’t surprise anybody that PETA sued Sea World claiming that whales are […]