Home » Archives by category » Activism

735 Lexington, #27 Avenue UNIT 27 Indianapolis, IN 46203, 2136

735 Lexington, #27 Avenue UNIT 27 Indianapolis, IN 46203, 2136

Zoo is cruelty

No Comment

Zoos claim to educate people and preserve species, but they usually fall short on both counts.

Most zoo enclosures are very small, and rather than promoting respect or understanding of animals, signs often provide little more information than an animal’s species, diet, and natural range.

Animals’ normal behavior is seldom discussed, much less observed, because their natural needs are rarely met.

Birds’ wings may be clipped so that they cannot fly, aquatic animals are often without adequate water, and many animals who live in large herds or family groups in nature are kept alone or, at most, in pairs.

Natural hunting and mating behaviors are virtually eliminated by regulated feeding and breeding regimens.

Animals are closely confined, lack privacy, and have little opportunity for mental stimulation or physical exercise.

These conditions often result in abnormal and self-destructive behaviors or “zoochosis.”

Continue reading …

Green, Ohio — PETA has sent a letter to Green, Ohio, Mayor Richard Norton asking him to change the city’s name to “Meat’s Not Green” for 24 hours in honor of Earth Day (April 22). PETA’s request will bolster the city’s “Living Green” campaign, which promotes Earth-friendly measures, including encouraging residents to use water-conserving rain barrels and buy locally grown food. PETA points out that in addition to causing health problems and animal suffering on a massive scale, raising animals for food is acknowledged as a leading cause of greenhouse-gas emissions, water pollution, and land degradation.

Continue reading …

New Evidence Indicates Violations of Endangered Species Act; Group Says Animals Should Not Be Sent Back to Wife Who Failed to Act on Their Plight

Continue reading …

Elisabetta Canalis: I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur Sexy star Elisabetta Canalis bares her skin to save animals’ skins in a hot ad for PETA as part of the ‘I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur’ campaign.

Continue reading …

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Earns Top Rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index

Continue reading …

Snapperfest

No Comment

Snapperfest By Lori Lovely On January 19, two national non-profits, Animal Legal Defense Fund and Best Friends Animal Society, jointly filed a petition for rulemaking with the Indiana Natural Resources Commission, arguing that the Department of Natural Resources misinterpreted state law regarding animal cruelty at Ohio County’s annual Snapperfest. Indiana Code 35-46-3-12 states that “a […]

Continue reading …

Company’s ‘Guide’ Supports Animal Torture, Says Group PETA has fired off a letter to Michelin CEO Michel Rollier urging his company’s renowned publication, theMichelin Guide, to stop awarding stars to restaurants that serve foie gras or shark fin soup. In its letter, PETA states that foie gras production is so cruel—it’s the result of force-feeding […]

Continue reading …