Act News Articles

Ending Chimp Research was "Right"—So Why Not End It All?
Mike Ryan, December 12, 2018
The NIH says ending chimp experiments was "the right thing to do". So why not end all primate testing?
Sen. Booker Introduces Historic Bill to End Primate Research
Mike Ryan, December 12, 2018
Senator Cory Booker just made history by introducing the first law that would finally mandate a reduction in primate experimentation.
Tell the NIH to Maintain Protections for Animals in Research
Nathan Herschler, December 7, 2018
You can help stop Congress from adopting recommendations that remove protections for animals in labs.
New Maryland Law Mandates USDA Adopt Out Kittens
Mike Ryan, November 30, 2018
earlier this year it was revealed that the USDA is killing 50-100 kittens every year in cruel and wasteful experiments In case you missed it, earlier tin Beltsville, MD.
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Alzheimer’s Studies are Weapons of Mouse Destruction
Nathan Herschler, November 30, 2018
The animal research community admitted that billions of taxpayer dollars and many thousands of animals have been killed in meaningless research into Alzheimer’s Disease.
What is the Draize Test?
Nathan Herschler, November 29, 2018
In 1944, the Draize test was invented as a way to measure skin and eye irritancy of chemicals and other products.
Reduce Unnecessary Dog Tests at FDA
Nathan Herschler, November 28, 2018
Urge the FDA to refrain from experiments on dogs.
Demand Animal Welfare Transparency at the USDA
The Rise for Animals Team, September 28, 2018
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is protecting animal abusers. Take action now
USDA’s Trash is Filled with Dead Kittens
The Rise for Animals Team, September 26, 2018
​Since 1982, the USDA has killed nearly 3,000 kittens when these perfectly healthy kittens could have been adopted.