Advocate News Articles

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.
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
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.
The Status Quo Kills Animals
Nathan Herschler, July 25, 2019
Here’s the truth: animal experiments are archaic and unnecessary. They don’t work.
Ali Crumpacker, June 26, 2019
We are excited to share a blog from NEAVS partner Ali Crumpacker, Executive Director, Project Chimps.
Image of a macaque monkey, open-mouthed and wide-eyed, against a lush green background
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.
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.
Response to Former Yerkes Chimpanzee Giving Birth at Wingham
The Rise for Animals Team, January 24, 2019
Wingham had repeatedly stated it had no intention of permitting these chimps to reproduce. Now another chimpanzee faces a lifetime of captivity behind bars.
Mental Trauma and Laboratory Animals
Nathan Herschler, January 3, 2019
The suffering experienced by animals in labs is not limited to physical trauma.