AFP - Former Beatle Paul McCartney, a long-time vegetarian, has joined a campaign by animal rights group PETA to encourage Americans to celebrate a turkey-free Thanksgiving this week.
The British rock legend, sporting a gray shirt with an “eat no turkey” design, is featured on the website of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5) – A creative proposal to find homes for needy dogs is facing some strong opposition from an unlikely source, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
Beginning in August, the city is set to offer panhandlers up to $75 a week to stop begging and foster problem puppies from city animal shelters until the pups are ready for adoption.
The pilot program is called Wonderful Opportunities for Occupants [...]
Burger King announced that all of its eggs and pork will come from cage-free chickens and pigs by 2017 causing a whopper of a shift toward more humane treatment of animals.
The decision on Wednesday by the world’s second-biggest fast-food restaurant raises the bar for other companies seeking to appeal to the rising consumer demand for more humanely produced fare.
The decision by Burger King, which uses hundreds of millions of eggs [...]
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — With a $48 million budget shortfall for the city, one councilman has an idea that he says will help the deficit: putting advertisements on fire trucks.
Andrea Fujii explains one organization wants to have the first ad with a provocative campaign.
The bright red on the side of fire engines means dollar signs to City Councilman William Pete Welch.
“These are out of the box times and you need out of the box [...]
(Reuters) – The great toilet paper crisis in New Jersey’s capital city is over.
Police, firefighters and other Trenton city workers down to their last sheets as the result of a City Council budget battle were rescued late Tuesday by animal rights advocates who offered six months of free rolls printed with a message about filthy slaughterhouses and the resulting fecal matter found in meat.
New rolls of paper were expected to begin arriving in city [...]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO is defending its treatment of horses used in the racetrack drama “Luck” after two of the animals died during production.
The horses were injured and euthanized during filming of the series, which stars Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte and has been renewed for a second season. The deaths, which occurred a year apart in 2010 and 2011, have drawn criticism from People for the Ethical Treatment [...]