Dr. Lawrence A. Hansen has a double life he is proud to publicize in his writings and interviews. On one hand, he is a neuroscientist at one of the finest institutions in the country -- the University of California at San Diego. On the other hand, he is a member and a mouthpiece for People … Continue reading The Double Life of Dr. Lawrence A. Hansen
We can't exactly say we're surprised. Today, the Capitol Times and the Wisconsin State Journal both reported on the results of a USDA investigation following claims by PeTA that the University of Wisconsin broke animal welfare laws. The investigators' conclusion: No wrongdoing, no violations. An excerpt from the Wisconsin State Journal who spoke with David … Continue reading As predicted: UW cleared, PeTA caught lying again
PeTA celebrated a victory the past week when they obtained photographs of cats that are part of medical research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The work involves a small number of cats in studies that provide better understanding of hearing and that are relevant to improving treatment for human deafness. An explanation of the purpose … Continue reading Defending science and countering falsehood at the University of Wisconsin Madison
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PeTA) are, once again, intent on proving their deep moral confusion to the public. This time, they felt necessary to comment on the killing of Osama bin Laden with an invitation to bite his head off: If you're a little hungry after being up all night watching the … Continue reading More Moral Confusion at PeTA
It’s common for charities to ask donors to exercise their giving spirit during the holidays. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) sure does. They join several other nonprofits in asking supporters to give heavily and often as we transition from one year to another. And…it works: PETA’s 2010 donations totaled $33 million ($35 … Continue reading Where do PETA’s donation dollars go?