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PETA Wonders How You'd Feel If Your Hair Was Ripped Out Like an Angora Rabbit's Is the comparison even useful?

Plucking Angora rabbits to use their fur in clothing is like waxing the hair off unwilling humans, says PETA's latest human-shaming ad. Characteristic of the animal advocacy group's PSAs, it's designed…

June 13, 2014, 9:51 AM EDT

Slow-Motion Baby Chickens Fall From the Sky in Cutest and Saddest Easter Ad Ever Students donate spec spot to PETA

Male chicks are adorable, majestic, tragically doomed waste products in this student-created ad that PETA loved enough to turn into an official spot. German director Djawid Hakimyar tells AdFreak the story…

April 10, 2014, 10:16 AM EDT

PETA Turns to Emoji for a Seriously Cartoony Take on Animal Abuse Cruelty to characters

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, well known for its naked celebrity spokespeople and shockvertising, takes a slightly less controversial approach in a new campaign breaking this week. In video…

March 21, 2014, 10:18 AM EDT

PETA Sues San Diego Airport for Rejecting Anti-SeaWorld Ad Parks have faced increased criticism since Blackfish

Claiming that its anti-SeaWorld billboard was wrongfully rejected for display, PETA is suing the San Diego Airport Authority with backing from the ACLU.  The billboard pairs actress Kathy Najimy's face with…

March 12, 2014, 2:54 PM EDT

PETA Looking to Spook Horse Racing Fans With This Ad at the Kentucky Derby Jockeying for position

The 139th Kentucky Derby takes place at Churchill Downs on Saturday. The spectacle is as much a soiree and fashion occasion as it is a prestigious horse race. Thousands will…

May 3, 2013, 2:25 PM EDT

PETA Urges Better Treatment of Arthropodal Killing Machines in Video Game Please be nice to the Zerg

PETA is planning to hand out anti-abuse pamphlets at the launch of StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, urging gamers to respect the game's pixelated extraterrestrials known as The Zerg.…

March 13, 2013, 9:51 AM EDT

Joaquin Phoenix Is Drowning in PETA's Striking New Ad Actor relates to suffocation of fish

PETA claims that ABC declined to accept this Joaquin Phoenix ad for the upcoming Oscars telecast, deeming it too "political and controversial." It shows the Best Actor nominee "drowning," accompanied…

February 15, 2013, 9:09 AM EST

PETA Gets Itself in Yet Another Hairy Situation Joanna Krupa's latest ad

PETA's print ads are known for their insipid, lad-mag use of sexuality, but the visuals themselves are decent most of the time. Its new "Fur Trim" ad with Joanna Krupa…

November 15, 2012, 12:09 PM EST

PETA Ads With 'Hot' Women Could Run on Baltimore Fire Trucks And this isn't even PETA's idea

For those of you who don't follow Baltimore city politics (I live here, so I'm going to share my pain with you), city councilman William "Pete" Welch, best known around…

April 23, 2012, 11:53 AM EDT

Go Vegan and Knock Your Girlfriend Around a Bit, Says PETA Sexual antics leave woman in neck brace

Love hurts. Sometimes it stinks. Lots of folks have been holding their noses this week, thanks to a relationship-themed spot from PETA that seems to make light of violent sexual…

February 17, 2012, 9:06 AM EST

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