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Norfolk settles lawsuit brought by ACLU of Virginia on behalf of PETA

The ACLU of Virginia announced today that it has reached a settlement agreement on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) with the City of Norfolk in a lawsuit filed over the City’s refusal to treat texts of public officials as public records.


ACLU of Virginia announces new board, staff

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia is pleased to announce the election of new officers and members to its Board of Directors and the addition of its Tony Dunn Legal Fellow.


Judge: FOIA suit against City of Norfolk can proceed

ACLU of Virginia lawyers representing People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) presented arguments today in their Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the City of Norfolk.

Valley man finalist in PETA Sexiest Vegetarian contest

What do Prince, Sir Paul McCartney, and Christie Brinkley have in common? Besides their enduring star power, they are all sexy vegetarians who just happen to be over 50. Their sizzling example is what inspired PETA to expand its popular series of Sexiest Vegetarian contests to include the over-50 set. After receiving hundreds of entries […]

PETA demands Wilson Memorial cancel donkey basketball game

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   A PETA news release sent out on Thursday is demanding that Wilson Memorial High School cancel a scheduled donkey basketball game set for Wednesday, March 10. The game is organized as a fundraiser for the school’s After Prom Celebration, according to a news item on the school’s website. The […]

Earth Talk | The fur industry

Dear EarthTalk: How is the fur industry doing these days? Has it been impacted by activism from PETA and similar groups? – Clara Andrews, Edmonds, Wash. An accurate source of up-to-date numbers is hard to come by, but it’s safe to say that the fur industry has been hurt by the ongoing and very visible […]