Ingrid Newkirk Quote
“Even if animal experiments did result in a cure for AIDS, of which there is no chance, I'd be against it on moral grounds.”
McGraw, Michael, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. PETA and AIDS research, Letters to the Editor, CNSNews.com, May 15, 2006. - On animal research and activism against it
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsIngrid Newkirk
Born: June 11, 1949 (age 67)
Bio: Ingrid Newkirk is an English-born British American animal rights activist and the president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, also known as PETA, which is the world's largest animal rights organization. She is the author of several books, including Making Kind Choices and The PETA Practical Guide to Animal Rights - Simple Acts of Kindness to Help Animals in Trouble.
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