Act News Articles

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.
Unveiled: The Farmed Animals of the Research Industry
The Rise for Animals Team, December 13, 2023
In an often overlooked corner of the animal use industry, a quiet connection binds farmed animals to the disconcerting realities of agricultural and biomedical research.
Animal Researchers Are Tin Men: They Need HEARTS
The Rise for Animals Team, December 11, 2023
Urge your U.S. Representative to champion human-relevant research methods by supporting the HEARTS Act.
A Rare Peek In a Lab: Dogs. Languishing. Anguishing.
The Rise for Animals Team, December 7, 2023
Blue Ridge, an animal testing facility in Alabama, is just one of hundreds of facilities that are incarcerating animals and experimenting on their unconsenting bodies.