Big Cat Public Safety Act Passes US House

Big Cat Public Safety Act Passes US House Aug 2, 2022

The US House of Representatives has passed (278-134) a bill to ban private possession, public contact and increase restrictions on the breeding, trade, and exploitation of big cats. More
Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara to Present Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall at Mercy For Animals’ Hope Gala

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara to Present Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall at Mercy For Animals’ Hope Gala Jun 8, 2021

On June 10 actors and activists Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara will present the Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and U.N. messenger of peace, at the Mercy For Animals Hope Gala hosted by NAACP Image Award winner, actress, and vegan foodie Tabitha Brown (Showtime’s The Chi). More
Celebrities Want Etsy to Stop Selling Fur

Celebrities Want Etsy to Stop Selling Fur Nov 27, 2019

Ahead of Fur Free Friday, an international day of action held on November 29, celebrities are speaking out in support of the campaign by Animal Defenders International (ADI) to stop the suffering of animals bred, trapped, and killed for their fur. More
Kim Basinger, Donna D'Errico & Gloria Butler to be Honored at Last Chance for Animals' 35th Anniversary Gala

Kim Basinger, Donna D'Errico & Gloria Butler to be Honored at Last Chance for Animals' 35th Anniversary Gala Sep 13, 2019

International non-profit Last Chance for Animals (LCA) is hosting its star-studded 35th anniversary fundraising gala honoring prominent individuals who have made a positive impact for animals around the world. More
Emily Deschanel Shares Her Plant-Based Journey On New Podcast

Emily Deschanel Shares Her Plant-Based Journey On New Podcast Feb 22, 2019

According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 65 percent of all humans are cow’s milk intolerant. This urgent public health crisis impacts an estimated 30-50 million Americans and has been linked to serious health hazards including cancer, diabetes, obesity, and other chronic diseases. More
Fur Free Friday: Celebrities Back Call To End Cruel Fur Suffering

Fur Free Friday: Celebrities Back Call To End Cruel Fur Suffering Nov 23, 2018

Ahead of Fur Free Friday, an international day of action on November 23, celebrities are speaking out against the “cruel” suffering of animals killed for the fur trade and backing calls by Animal Defenders International (ADI) to consign this brutal industry to the past. More
Celebrities Support US Bill To Ban Wild Animal Circus Acts

Celebrities Support US Bill To Ban Wild Animal Circus Acts Apr 27, 2018

Ricky Gervais, Pamela Anderson, Joanna Lumley, Shelley Morrison, and Marilu Henner are among a host of international stars supporting a campaign by Animal Defenders International (ADI) to end the suffering of wild animals in travelling circuses in the United States, through the passing of H.R. 1759, the Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act (TEAPSPA). More
Celebs Pledge To Eat Green For VegWeek 2018

Celebs Pledge To Eat Green For VegWeek 2018 Apr 5, 2018

With inspiration from the stars, thousands of people are joining Compassion Over Killing’s VegWeek 2018 campaign, by pledging to eat plant-based from April 16-22. More
Celebrities Rally Against The Cruel Fur Trade

Celebrities Rally Against The Cruel Fur Trade Nov 24, 2017

Ahead of the international day of action ‘Fur Free Friday’ on November 24th (Black Friday), comedian Sara Pascoe and actor Peter Egan have joined ranks with a growing number of celebrities backing a campaign by Animal Defenders International (ADI) to end the cruel fur trade. More
Joanna Lumley And Brian Blessed Back New Campaign To End The Fur Trade

Joanna Lumley And Brian Blessed Back New Campaign To End The Fur Trade Sep 28, 2017

“A LIFETIME” is a new film launched this week by Animal Defenders International (ADI) about the brutal short lives of two foxes, brothers Borys and Eryk, born and killed on a Polish fur farm. More
Kesha, Steve-O And Shepard Fairey Named Honorary Board Members Of New Museum Dedicated To Animal Issues

Kesha, Steve-O And Shepard Fairey Named Honorary Board Members Of New Museum Dedicated To Animal Issues Sep 29, 2016

Animal lover and award-winning singer-songwriter Kesha, stunt performer Steve-O (Jackass, Wildboyz), and Shepard Fairey (artist, illustrator, founder OBEY clothing) have joined the Honorary Board of The Animal Museum. More
Kathy Freston To Be Honored With Vegan Of The Year Award

Kathy Freston To Be Honored With Vegan Of The Year Award Aug 31, 2016

International nonprofit Last Chance for Animals (“LCA”) announced today that New York Times best-selling author and activist Kathy Freston will receive the “Vegan of the Year” award at its Annual Fundraising Gala on Saturday evening, October 22, in Beverly Hills, CA. More
Stars To Attend Mercy For Animals' Annual Hidden Heroes Gala

Stars To Attend Mercy For Animals' Annual Hidden Heroes Gala Aug 29, 2016

Mercy For Animals' Annual Hidden Heroes Gala – a celebration of their brave undercover investigators and their incredible supporters – will take place September 10. More
Pamela Anderson And Priscilla Presley Honored At Last Chance For Animals Gala

Pamela Anderson And Priscilla Presley Honored At Last Chance For Animals Gala Nov 3, 2015

On Saturday, October 24, 2015, Last Chance for Animals (LCA) celebrated 31 years of fighting animal cruelty with a star-studded benefit gala at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills. More
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society To Hold Worldwide Protests Against Dolphin Slaughter

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society To Hold Worldwide Protests Against Dolphin Slaughter Feb 2, 2015

On Friday February 13, 2015, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Sea Shepherd’s Cove Guardians and supporters around the world will join together for the second annual “World Love for Dolphins Day,” to hold peaceful demonstrations against Taiji, Japan’s brutal capture and slaughter of dolphins. More
Hal Sparks To Host Mercy For Animals 15th Anniversary Gala

Hal Sparks To Host Mercy For Animals 15th Anniversary Gala Aug 29, 2014

The Mercy For Animals 15th Anniversary Gala will take place on Friday, September 12th at The London, West Hollywood. More
Priscilla Presley - Remembering Elvis and Their Love of Horses‏

Priscilla Presley - Remembering Elvis and Their Love of Horses‏ Dec 16, 2013

Priscilla Presley has put her support behind federal legislation to protect horses from lives of constant pain. More
Artists For A New South Africa Remember Nelson Mandela

Artists For A New South Africa Remember Nelson Mandela Dec 8, 2013

Artists for a New South Africa is mourning the death of Nelson Mandela, and has released the following statement. More
Stars To Cycle 100 Miles While Standing Still For Charity

Stars To Cycle 100 Miles While Standing Still For Charity Jun 3, 2011

David Duchovny is one of the stars expected to attend the 100 Mile-A-Thon to benefit The 100 Mile Man Foundation and the Harold Robinson Foundation at Santa Monica Pier this weekend. More
ANSA Shakes the Blues With Stars in Los Angeles

ANSA Shakes the Blues With Stars in Los Angeles Nov 2, 2007

On Thursday, November 15, 2007, Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA) will host “Shaking The Blues,” a star-studded benefit, at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. The evening combines the power of music and activism to shake off our blues – from the personal to the global – and make a difference in the world. The event will feature blues-influenced musical artists as well as a multi-cultural array of renowned entertainers who are donating their time and talents to the fight against HIV/AIDS in the US and Africa. More