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Ending Animal Experimentation in the Cosmetics Industry
Nathan Herschler, December 6, 2019
We need your voice to join ours in this final push to end the cruelty of the old cosmetics industry, and to shepherd in an era of cruelty free beauty.
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Shelves hold rows and rows of white rats in small, clear plastic cages
Deciphering Deceitful Language Used by Experimenters
Amy Meyer, November 14, 2019
Words matter. Animal experimenters know it. That’s why they choose their words carefully when they describe how they are hurting animals.
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Does an activist look like you? It should.
Amy Meyer, October 30, 2019
Picture an “activist.” What comes to your mind? A person holding a protest sign? A megaphone? Someone chanting? I suspect the activist in your mind is taking action.
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5 Reasons Animal Testing is Undergoing a Permanent Shift
Nathan Herschler, August 5, 2019
Aristotle believed that there was a hierarchy of animals, with humans on top. Aristotle was also an asshole, believing that men had more value than women, and that “Helle
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EXPOSED: Dozens of labs are freezing animals alive
Amy Meyer, July 30, 2019
There is a haunting trend in labs: being frozen alive due to negligence.
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The Status Quo Kills Animals
Nathan Herschler, July 25, 2019
Here’s the truth: animal experiments are archaic and unnecessary. They don’t work.
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PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: Emma’s Journey
Ali Crumpacker, June 26, 2019
We are excited to share a blog from NEAVS partner Ali Crumpacker, Executive Director, Project Chimps.
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Win! California’s “Lab Gag” Bill Won’t Become Law
Mike Ryan, May 2, 2019
Thanks to you, a bill to keep animal abuse records secret was just stopped.
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USDA: Not Reporting Animal Abuse is “Unacceptable
Mike Ryan, March 14, 2019
A Congressional Directive included in last month’s spending bill rightly takes USDA to task for not doing its job.