Act News Articles

Swallow, Inhale, Apply, Inject: The LD50 Test is Poison
The Rise for Animals Team, March 20, 2024
The LD50 test continues to be used even though scientists themselves admit that the test’s “relation to humans is only a guess”. 
Researchers Want to Force Cows to Serve as Human Models
The Rise for Animals Team, March 5, 2024
Rather than changing their methods, animal researchers are fixated on changing (or, really, further diversifying) their victims.
Washington Set to Ban Animal-Tested Cosmetics!
The Rise for Animals Team, March 1, 2024
Heading imminently to the WA governor’s desk is a law that will prohibit statewide the sale and manufacture of cosmetics that have been tested on animals.
To the FDA, Sunscreen Is a Drug That Requires Animal Testing
The Rise for Animals Team, February 28, 2024
The FDA is requiring companies to conduct new animal tests on several sunscreen ingredients that have been used safely by humans for decades.
All Cunning, No Candor
The Rise for Animals Team, February 15, 2024
The animal research industry doesn’t just oppose reporting its mandated animal counts; it doesn’t even want to count its animals at all.
The Harder You Hit a Baby Pig, the More You Hurt Them
The Rise for Animals Team, February 14, 2024
Researchers learned nothing human-relevant from the torture and killing of the 16 piglets, but that was never the goal anyway.
Utah Residents Must Act to Defend Animals and Democracy
The Rise for Animals Team, February 1, 2024
The Utah legislature is currently considering a bill that would prevent the state government from granting legal personhood to animals.
Treading Water: The Perverse Irony of the "Forced Swim Test"
The Rise for Animals Team, January 24, 2024
Researchers continue to perform the forced swim test despite both heavy scientific criticism and the lack of evidence of its scientific validity.
All the Ways You’re Helping Animals In Labs
The Rise for Animals Team, December 28, 2023
Your support saves animals’ lives and brings light into the dark animal research industry.