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China Announces End to Animal Testing for Imported Cosmetics
The Rise for Animals Team, March 5, 2021
This change in regulation is an immeasurable victory for animals in labs.
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Mice Suffer and Die at Columbia University
Frances Chrzan, December 18, 2020
It’s time they count and reduce the number of animals they use in experiments.
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Breaking: We’re Taking USDA to Court
Frances Chrzan, December 15, 2020
We hope this lawsuit will require USDA to create a standard rule regarding primate psychological enrichment.
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We’re Suing to Get Video Proof of Baby Primate Abuse
Frances Chrzan, December 3, 2020
The federal government is breaking the law by ignoring our Freedom of Information Act request (FOIA) so we’ve decided to sue them over it.
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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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Lawsuit Against the 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