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# peta - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Peta holds billboard protest outside Leinster House calling for closure of meat plants
# Abbatoir
# Abbatoir

Peta holds billboard protest outside Leinster House calling for closure of meat plants

May 27th 2020, 4:09 PM 22,352 Views 114 Comments

Outbreaks have been reported at 16 Irish plants, with more than 800 workers infected with the virus so far.

# peta - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

'If Tiger King did one thing, it turned the spotlight on the exotic pet industry'
# Tiger King
# Tiger King

'If Tiger King did one thing, it turned the spotlight on the exotic pet industry'

May 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 20,431 Views 18 Comments

Elisa Allen of PETA says it’s time to acknowledge the cruelty behind the keeping of ‘exotic’ animals in captivity.

# peta - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Opinion: Why I no longer have turkey for Christmas dinner
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Why I no longer have turkey for Christmas dinner

Dec 23rd 2018, 9:30 AM 25,798 Views 102 Comments

Unlike turkey flesh, vegan foods are cholesterol-free and high in fibre and other nutrients, importantly they are also delicious, writes Elisa Allen.

# peta - Thursday 9 August, 2018

PETA put the Kardashians on blast for playing with monkeys on their Instagram
# Kuwtk
From The Daily Edge
# Kuwtk

PETA put the Kardashians on blast for playing with monkeys on their Instagram

Aug 9th 2018, 6:21 PM 3,089 Views 0 Comments

The drama continues.

# peta - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Russian football team criticised for using bear to present referee with the match ball
# Bear Necessities
From The42
# Bear Necessities

Russian football team criticised for using bear to present referee with the match ball

Updated Apr 17th 2018, 5:00 PM 39,644 Views 63 Comments

Peta say the pre-match entertainment was ‘inhumane and utterly out of touch’.

# peta - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'Where does it end?': Selfie-taking monkey at centre of copyright lawsuit
# Monkey Business
# Monkey Business

'Where does it end?': Selfie-taking monkey at centre of copyright lawsuit

Jul 12th 2017, 10:50 PM 26,734 Views 48 Comments

Pictures taken by the monkey ended up in a wildlife book.

# peta - Friday 4 March, 2016

The show must not go on – the time to ban wild animals from circuses is now
# Opinion
# Opinion

The show must not go on – the time to ban wild animals from circuses is now

Mar 4th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,667 Views 69 Comments

At least 12 local authorities have introduced bans on the use of council land by circuses – but a full ban is needed, writes Elisa Allen.

# peta - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Judge rules selfie monkey can't own photo copyright
# Naruto
# Naruto

Judge rules selfie monkey can't own photo copyright

Jan 7th 2016, 12:37 PM 19,359 Views 36 Comments

PETA petitioned the court to have the macaque “declared the author and owner of his photograph”.

# peta - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

SeaWorld sues California so it can keep breeding killer whales
# California
# California

SeaWorld sues California so it can keep breeding killer whales

Dec 30th 2015, 4:17 PM 14,198 Views 39 Comments

The California Commission has give permission for a new tank to be built but stipulated a ban on breeding would be introduced to the park.

# peta - Saturday 4 April, 2015

There was a giant pillow fight in London today
# Down Weapons
# Down Weapons

There was a giant pillow fight in London today

Apr 4th 2015, 5:15 PM 10,489 Views 8 Comments

A large-scale fight, not a fight with giant pillows.

# peta - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

The co-creator of The Simpsons intervened to save a gay Irish bull before his death
# Mooooooo
# Mooooooo

The co-creator of The Simpsons intervened to save a gay Irish bull before his death

Mar 10th 2015, 11:50 AM 12,948 Views 39 Comments

Sam Simon passed away yesterday.

# peta - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Australian minister questions PETA tactics over video of sheep being beaten
# Animal Rights
# Animal Rights

Australian minister questions PETA tactics over video of sheep being beaten

Jul 12th 2014, 6:00 PM 20,650 Views 48 Comments

The video shows shearers beating and throwing the animals, stamping on their necks and stitching wounds apparently without anaesthetic.

# peta - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Rosanna Davison goes naked in a bath of chilli peppers
# A Bit Chilli
From The Daily Edge
# A Bit Chilli

Rosanna Davison goes naked in a bath of chilli peppers

Aug 15th 2013, 9:59 AM 5,106 Views 13 Comments

Ouch.

# peta - Monday 19 November, 2012

Handlers say Hobbit production company responsible for 27 animal deaths
# Animal Deaths
# Animal Deaths

Handlers say Hobbit production company responsible for 27 animal deaths

Nov 19th 2012, 1:28 PM 9,020 Views 20 Comments

Wranglers say animals used to make Peter Jackson’s new trilogy were kept at farms with sinkholes and other ‘death traps’.

# peta - Thursday 16 February, 2012

PETA under fire over controversial vegan ad
# PETA
# PETA

PETA under fire over controversial vegan ad

Feb 16th 2012, 5:02 PM 9,076 Views 38 Comments

The animal rights organisation has been accused of promoting violence against women in the latest of its controversial ad campaigns.

# peta - Sunday 12 February, 2012

HBO defends TV show's horse deaths
# Argument
From The42
# Argument

HBO defends TV show's horse deaths

Feb 12th 2012, 12:04 PM 1,153 Views 2 Comments

The station has been forced to deny accusations of showing “lax attitudes” and “negligence” towards the animals.

# peta - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Feb 11th 2012, 6:59 PM 2,495 Views 6 Comments

Sunday’s Super Bowl! Senators! Sovereigns! Slavery! Shell to Sea! And the surprisingly sensational Dubliner in drag…

# peta - Friday 10 February, 2012

'Whale slavery' case flops in court
# PETA
From The Daily Edge
# PETA

'Whale slavery' case flops in court

Feb 10th 2012, 1:30 PM 3,931 Views 19 Comments

PETA brought a lawsuit seeking to grant constitutional protection against slavery to a group of orcas in SeaWorld parks, but a judge has halted the case.

# peta - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Killer whales sue Seaworld for 'slavery'
# Whale Of A Time
From The Daily Edge
# Whale Of A Time

Killer whales sue Seaworld for 'slavery'

Feb 7th 2012, 9:34 AM 4,951 Views 27 Comments

The case is being taken by PETA who argue that animals should have the same constitutional protections as humans.

# peta - Saturday 24 September, 2011

Column: PETA uses shock tactics? Of course we do. We have to.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: PETA uses shock tactics? Of course we do. We have to.

Sep 24th 2011, 6:00 PM 345 Views 23 Comments

Animal rights group PETA are to launch an .xxx website that will juxtapose pornographic sexual images with pics of animal cruelty. PETA’s manager explains that they have to be provocative to get their arguments noticed.

# peta - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

PETA to launch pornography website
# Peta Porn
# Peta Porn

PETA to launch pornography website

Sep 20th 2011, 5:11 PM 4,006 Views 16 Comments

The animal rights group is to launch a pornography website – saying it will mix adult content with graphic images of animal abuse in a bid to raise awareness about animal rights.

# peta - Friday 16 July, 2010

Pamela Anderson’s ‘sexist’ poster banned
# Ad Banned
# Ad Banned

Pamela Anderson’s ‘sexist’ poster banned

Jul 16th 2010, 1:08 PM 296 Views 0 Comments

Piece of meat poster fails to amuse Montreal officials.