Poll: Consumers Support Ethical Fur, Leather, Wool

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2021 PRNewswire — Today, during Fashion Revolution’s “Fashion Revolution Week,” the Natural Fibers Alliance released new polling data showing widespread support for the use of natural fibers, including real fur. Despite a decades-long campaign against fur from a small group of activists, fur receives significant support from the public that can no longer be ignored.…

First fur, now wool?

The war on animal products is bad for conservation and bad for the poor. Whether it is silk, cashmere, leather or fur, animal-derived fashion products are increasingly coming under fire from activist groups. Campaigns to ban fur have transformed into a broader movement against all animal-derived products. The animal-rights organisation, PETA (People for the Ethical…

Fur Bans: Society Has Much More to Lose than Fashion

Far removed from urban activists, Jane Dragon makes hand and foot warmers outside her family home in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories. The recent surge in anti-fur campaigning makes me feel angry, but also very sad. Angry, because most anti-fur rhetoric is so completely misinformed and malicious. Sad, because the public debate about fur is based…