7 Women Who Will Inspire You to Stand Up for Animals

From the problems inherent in eating eggs to the suffering that drinking milk causes, women’s issues and animal rights often overlap. So it’s no wonder that the animal rights movement in general is dominated by women. The same can be said about PETA specifically, where strong, smart, and strategic female activists make up a whopping […]

Breaking! The ‘SAVE Right Whales Act’ Will Provide Crucial Funding For Remaining 420 Endangered Right Whales Who Face Extinction

The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) applauds Representatives Seth Moulton (D-MA) and John Rutherford (R-FL) for introducing the bipartisan Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered (SAVE) Right Whales Act. This legislation would provide sustained funding opportunities through 2029 for collaborative efforts between states, nongovernmental organizations and industry leaders to enact much-needed conservation efforts to protect the North […]

These Women of Color Say ‘No’ to Speciesism

In honor of Women’s History Month (March) and International Women’s Day (March 8), we’re giving a shout-out to some of the women of color who oppose speciesism just as they oppose racism, sexism, and all forms of bigotry. Get to know them and get inspired: Angela Davis “[S]entient beings … endure pain and torture as […]

Gray Wolves Are In Danger With New Proposal

Gray Wolves Are In Danger With New Proposal Andrea Powell By Andrea Powell Proper greatergood_ctg_belowtitle Gray Wolves were added to the Endangered Species Act in 1974 after farmers and hunters nearly killed off the species. There was only 1,000 gray wolves remaining in the country. Their numbers have miraculously started to recover with the current […]