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Our 2021 Vision

January 19, 2021
[caption id="attachment_2919" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] A sign posted outside Marshall BioResources warns trespassers of prosecution. Illustration: Rise for Animals[/caption] We knew we were close when we saw the bright orange warning sign. TRESPASSING FOR ANY REASON IS STRICTLY FORBIDDEN. VIOLATORS WILL BE PROSECUTED. I stepped out of the car and took…

Extreme Primate Suffering at Covance Laboratories, Inc.

January 5, 2021
When I was in 8th grade, I took a really hard fall during gymnastics practice and I fractured part of my lower back. The pain was excruciating, but due to the close proximity of the fracture to my spine, surgery wasn’t an option. Instead, I did lots of physical therapy…

NASA Killed Every Primate in Its Possession on a Single Day in 2019

December 22, 2020
Imagine being in a cage, one that you can barely move around in. There’s nothing interesting to do, you don’t have a comfortable bed, you get the same, bland food every day. Imagine you’re there year after year, staring out at the same surroundings. Being trapped. Only having…

Mice Suffer and Die at Columbia University

December 18, 2020
I don’t know about you, but eating tasty vegan food is one of my favorite things to do. I also carry a 72oz HydroFlask everywhere I go because I hate being thirsty. I live in a cozy little apartment in Washington, DC, and being—and working from—home is really…

3 Elderly Primates Trapped at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

December 16, 2020
These monkeys have spent their whole lives between a life in a zoo and a life in a lab In 1989, the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center (WNPRC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) and the Henry Vilas Zoo came to an agreement about housing a few primates from the…