Stories tagged: peta
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, blasted the Seattle-based retailer Monday for continuing to offer clothing products made from sable and other animal furs, even as competing …
Wed., July 3, 2019
Chickens are friends for some people, dinner for others. Sometimes both. But one animal rights activist group feels that the name of a rural road in the Treasure Valley isn’t …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018
In a state known for its delicacy of crabs, the huge billboards got a crabby reaction.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
After more than a century behind bars, the beasts on boxes of animal crackers are roaming free.
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is suing for documents that could shed light on the 2015 deaths of 54 stingrays that were part of an exhibit at the …
Mon., April 23, 2018
U.S. copyright law does not allow lawsuits that seek to give animals rights to photographs or other original work, limiting such claims to humans, a federal appeals court ruled Monday …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017
A national animal rights group is calling for a criminal investigation into a Yelm-based meat processor after it was repeatedly cited by food safety inspectors.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017
An animal rights group is planning to place a billboard near the site of a highway crash that killed three cows and injured a man in southeast Idaho.
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017
A string of alleged cat killings and mutilations in the Spokane area has caught the attention of anti-animal cruelty group PETA, which has offered a reward for information leading to …
Wed., July 12, 2017
A curious monkey with a toothy grin and a knack for pressing a camera button was back in the spotlight Wednesday as a federal appeals court heard arguments on whether …
Thu., March 2, 2017
Traders have pulled Coke and Pepsi off their store shelves in south India in anger at PETA’s opposition to a local bull-taming sport.
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017
The organization that ensures animal safety in film and television productions said Wednesday it is investigating whether a frightened dog was forced into churning water during the making of “A …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017
“Dancing with the Stars” pros Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy have welcomed a baby boy. Shai Aleksander Chmerkovskiy made his debut Wednesday morning. Both stars tweeted his time of birth …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016
Ohio-based Stop Animal Exploitation Now filed another complaint this past week against Washington State University for what the animal rights group characterizes as a systematic failure at the university that …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
Animal cruelty charges were filed Wednesday against a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer that supplied major pet retailers like Petco and PetSmart.
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016
PETA is offering a $5,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest and the cruelty-to-animals conviction of the person responsible for killing a kitten.
Fri., July 29, 2016
Warren Sapp was bitten by what appeared to be a nurse shark while hunting lobster off the Florida Keys on Wednesday. The former University of Miami and NFL star will …
Thu., March 17, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. – Finally bowing to years of public pressure, SeaWorld announced Thursday it will immediately stop breeding killer whales, and soon stop making them perform theatrical tricks. SeaWorld’s 29 …
Wed., March 2, 2016
In a state where the flagship university’s mascot is a fighting gamecock, some legislators are trying to toughen the penalties for cockfighting, which is illegal in all 50 states.
Fri., May 29, 2015
Atania Gilmore figured she’d give it 30 days. It was an experiment at that point: go vegan for a month, then celebrate with her favorite meal. But by her target …
Sun., Oct. 19, 2014
We journalists pride ourselves on being nonpartisan, except, of course, when we’re not. Like now, for example.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2011
Kooky members of PETA want us to stop fishing because fish can feel pain and are intelligent. Yeah?
Tue., Sept. 20, 2011
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is planning to launch a pornographic website to promote its animal rights and vegan diet message, a move that …
Thu., June 18, 2009
WASHINGTON – The group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants the flyswatter in chief to try taking a more humane attitude the next time he’s bedeviled by a …
Wed., June 10, 2009
SEATTLE – A national veterinary association says it might use rubber fish instead of real ones if it goes through with a fish-throwing demonstration at its convention next month, following …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2007
BOISE – PETA has given a surprising first-place ranking to Idaho, a place few would consider an animal-rights haven given its distinction as one of just two states where dogfighting …