Today marks the start of “Remember a Charity” Week. Gifts in wills are so important to realising PETA’s vision of a kinder world for animals. We spoke to Augustus Club member Celina about why she chose PETA to carry out her legacy for animals. You… Read More »Celina Is Giving Hope to Animals Long Into the Future – Will You?
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In recognition of World Day for the End of Speciesism (27 August), PETA has plastered Tube carriages with 600 images bearing animals’ faces and the message, “We, too, feel pain, love, joy, and fear.” What Is Speciesism? The campaign is part of PETA’s efforts to… Read More »Have You Seen PETA’s New Anti-Speciesism Ads on the London Underground Yet?
An urgent open letter has been sent to the two remaining candidates for the Conservative Party leadership – Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss – one of whom will become the UK’s next prime minister. Celebrities including Ricky Gervais, Dame Joanna Lumley, Paul O’Grady, Dame Lesley… Read More »Celebs Call on Sunak and Truss to Prioritise Animal Welfare Laws
PETA founder Ingrid Newkirk is offering a virtual presentation to celebrate the release of the 30th anniversary edition of her bestselling, suspense-filled book of real-life rescue stories, Free the Animals, and you’re invited! Join Ingrid as she takes you behind the closed laboratory doors and… Read More »Free the Animals! The Rescue Stories of Little Britches, Prince, and Others – Tune In on 19 May
The Queen’s Speech 2022 outlined the government legislative agenda – and, disappointingly, crucial animal welfare commitments were absent. This means that the promises made by the government in 2021 – “to protect animals by having and promoting the highest standards of animal welfare” – have… Read More »Government Breaks Promise to Protect Animals
We’re popping corks in celebration of three crucial pieces of legislation receiving royal assent and becoming law this week! The Animals (Penalty Notices) Act, Glue Traps (Offences) Act, and Animal Welfare (Sentience) Act will help improve the lives of animals across the UK. Thank you… Read More »Three Bills That Protect Animals Have Just Become Law!
Today marks a significant milestone for animals in the UK. The Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill has been approved by Parliament. Soon the new legislation will recognise that animals are sentient beings. Once the bill receives Royal Assent, the new law will be known as the… Read More »History in the Making! Animals to Be Recognised as Sentient Beings in the UK
Alarming reports indicate that the government may backtrack on vital animal welfare bills, which would be an outrageous betrayal to both humans and other animals and would mean the UK remains complicit in appalling cruelty. If this were to happen, we would lose proposed laws… Read More »PETA Among Over 30 Animal Rights Groups to Take Action as Vital Animal Welfare Bills May Be Torn Up
PETA Germany Is on the Ground in War-Torn Ukraine, Doing Everything Possible to Help Animals and Their Families
Since Russia invaded Ukraine and continues to attack, hundreds of thousands of people have fled the country. More than 130,000 people are on the run. Many already traumatised people have been faced with the impossible decision of leaving their beloved dogs, cats, and other family… Read More »PETA Germany Is on the Ground in War-Torn Ukraine, Doing Everything Possible to Help Animals and Their Families
In honour of LGBT History Month, PETA is celebrating the courageous LGBTQI+ celebrities who are inspiring people around the world and campaigning for the rights of all, including animals. These stars have taken on a number of industries that exploit animals and are an important… Read More »These LGBTQI+ Celebrities Are Loud for Animals