No matter the adjective, and that's your fight, not mine, you are using "active" in PETA as guilt by association. Dr. Merck was testifying in her capacity as a DVM and animal expert. She was not just some random person "active" in PETA the DA brought in.
They didn't hang up. I asked, she said no. She then said she would ask and put me on hold, then came back and said, "no, I'm sorry we don't."
Call them yourself.