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Why We're Telling USDA to Scrap a Proposed Rule Change
Frances Chrzan, November 19, 2020
The oversight bodies in labs using animals have to review animal studies each year. This shouldn’t change.
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You're Ending Animal Experimentation. Don’t Stop Now.
Nathan Herschler, October 26, 2020
Recently, Rise for Animals announced our bold new goal: to end animal experimentation in our lifetime.
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We Hear You
Amy Meyer, August 18, 2020
Even when your concerns are ignored by the institutions that are supposed to protect animals in labs, we hear you.
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Breaking: Animals in Labs Get a Chance at Adoption
Frances Chrzan, July 14, 2020
Now over 1 million animals in NIH-funded research will get post-research adoption consideration.
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Filing Suit Against USDA for Better Treatment of Primates
The Rise for Animals Team, July 9, 2020
On behalf of both NEAVS and the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Harvard Law School’s Animal Law & Policy Clinic filed a lawsuit against the United States Department of Agricul
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Reflection From the Grassroots
Amy Meyer, July 2, 2020
There’s an uncomfortable truth about grassroots activism: this work can put us in danger.
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We're Calling on NIH to Admit: Octopus Feel Pain, Too
The Rise for Animals Team, June 24, 2020
We think cephalopods—octopus, squid, and cuttlefish—should be among the animals entitled to humane treatment by animal experimenters receiving our tax dollars. So we've d
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Breaking: New York's Post-Research Adoption Legislation
Frances Chrzan, June 22, 2020
We support Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal’s New York legislation that would help animals get adopted after being used in research.
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Are Rats, Mice, Birds, and Fish Animals?
The Rise for Animals Team, May 1, 2020
The U.S. Government Doesn't Think So