While PETA likes to make itself out as a moral voice in our society, several of its surrogates have been embroiled in a range of #MeToo allegations without rebuke from the organization. Most recently, PETA’s 2011 “Person of the Year,” Russell Simmons, has been accused of raping several women over the past three decades. Ironically, PETA often […]
Jane Greenspun Gale, a wealthy member of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) Board of Directors, is under fire from animal activists again for the actions of her animal shelter. This time, the Las Vegas-based The Animal Foundation, is under fire for raffling off 150 Pomeranian puppies that were recently rescued. While the activists believe this is […]
2018 brought in new resolutions. For Paul Shapiro, it might be to find a new job. Until Monday, Shapiro was the Vice President of Policy Engagement at HSUS. Now, all of a sudden, his employment with HSUS has ended, according to his LinkedIn and Twitter profiles.
Paul Shapiro was at HSUS for 13 years. He was a vice president for many years and a public face of the organization, even being inducted into the “Animal Rights Hall of Fame” (yes, there really is such a thing). Yet there has been no public announcement from Shapiro, HSUS, CEO Wayne Pacelle (a big pal of Shapiro’s), or any other HSUS leaders that we can see. You’d think these guys would be full of praise for departing colleagues’ “new adventures” and such.
Does this sound like an amicable departure?
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