animal rights


Farm Gets Death Threats Over 'Choose Your Own Christmas Turkey' Promotion

“We will put a name tag on it and you come and feed it and help look after it for the next 2 months," wrote Greendale Farm Shop in the fateful Facebook post.
Jelisa Castrodale
animal welfare

Whole Foods Files Restraining Order Against Animal Rights Activist Group

Direct Action Everywhere had been planning a weeklong occupation of the chain’s Berkeley location.
Lauren Rothman

Maine Rejects PETA's Request to Erect a Huge Tombstone to Memorialize Dead Lobsters

The five-foot-tall grave would have been engraved with the phrase "In Memory of the Lobsters Who Suffered and Died at This Spot."
Jelisa Castrodale
Dog meat

South Korean Court Rules Killing Dogs for Meat Illegal

A precedent that could lead to the outright ban nationwide.
Ian Burke
animal rights

Animal Rights Group Hosts Vigil for Chicken Killed in Truck Crash

“June was named after the main character in The Handmaid’s Tale, who also fled captors by hiding amongst trees,” the organization wrote.
Jelisa Castrodale

Butchers Say They Fear For Their Lives After Being Threatened, Harassed by Vegans

A British butcher shop is facing vandalism and bomb threats for, uh, existing. And they're not the only ones.
Jelisa Castrodale

Veganism Is Growing in Japan, But Followers Say It Isn't Always Easy

How do you create a vegan movement in a country raised on broth made from pork bones?
Rachel Krantz

Animal Rights Protesters 'Liberate' Tilapia from Florida Man Fishing with Family

The activists said that if the fish had been a dog or a cat, they would have been hailed as heroes.
Jelisa Castrodale

Did the Founder of Jimmy John's Sandwiches Get Naked and Hump a Dead Shark?

We present the evidence for and against this rapidly spreading claim.
Alex Swerdloff
animal rights

Taiwan Becomes First Country in Asia to Ban Eating Dogs and Cats

Those who consume these animals or sell them for meat could now face serious jail time.
Nick Rose

Why Some Gun Advocates Are Calling for a Boycott of Tito's Vodka

It all boils down to Tito's Handmade Vodka's pro-dog—and pro-animal—stance.
Jelisa Castrodale
animal welfare

Would Video Surveillance in Slaughterhouses Actually Stop Animal Abuse?

Members of French parliament are calling for cameras to be installed in abbatoirs, but not everyone is convinced that it will have a meaningful impact on the industry.
Wyatt Marshall