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Act Now to Save Animals and Modernize Science

March 10, 2022
Science should be both ethical and effective. The good news is we can have it both ways!  Recently, the FDA Modernization Act of 2021 (H.R. 2565) was introduced to Congress. This bill aims to “amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow manufacturers…

Let’s End Animal Testing for Cosmetics

February 17, 2022
Before your shampoo made it to your shower and your lip balm made it to your pocket, there’s a chance their ingredients were tested on animals. Methods of animal experiments in the cosmetics industry commonly include: Eye irritant tests wherein substances are dropped into the eyes of restrained rabbits Skin…

Protecting Animals & Modernizing Science

February 9, 2022
Recent victories that have saved animals in labs are proof momentum is on our side to end animal experimentation—sooner than you might think!  Looking Back at Some of 2021’s Accomplishments for Animals in Labs Throw your paws up for kinder laws! Across the US, states have added legal…

One Lab, 495 Painful Animal Deaths, Zero Resulting Cures

January 31, 2022
495 lives were stolen over the course of a single year in the University of Pittsburgh’s laboratories. For nothing.  The 495 beings were cats, ferrets, monkeys, hamsters, rabbits, and shrews, each one deserving of free will and their natural environments. Instead, they were forced to endure the pointless…

Pig-to-Human Heart Transplant is Science Gone Hog-Wild

January 12, 2022
Biomedical science has reached a new ethical crossroads.  Last week, a medical team completed the first successful transplant of a genetically altered pig’s heart into a human patient at the University of Maryland Medical Center.  While we all can appreciate that this patient, 57-year-old David Bennett,…

Mega-Breeder Profits While Cures Remain Elusive

December 28, 2021
Our drone operator took the image at the top of this page from the sky above Marshall BioResources—a mega-breeder of animals subjected to unthinkably cruel experiments. Row after row of windowless structures full of animals—most likely stacked on top of each other—destined for testing in labs. Animals like dogs, cats,…