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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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LGBTQ+ Animal Allies
The Rise for Animals Team, June 23, 2020
June is Pride Month, so we’re taking this opportunity to share with you some LGBTQ+ animal allies. Check out these powerful activists.
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Loverboy, a melancholy rhesus monkey, sits alone in a sterile, cold, metal cage
Loverboy's Story
Lindsay Oliver, June 23, 2020
This is Loverboy, a melancholy rhesus monkey I met while working inside of an animal research facility. The highlight of my day was getting to see him.
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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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White rodents in an enclosure
Cutting Animals Open by Phone Light
Rise for Animals, June 20, 2020
Harrowing new story of surgical experiment shows how little experimenters care about animals—again. You can shut them down.
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Exposed: Mouse Experimenter Suspended for Cruelty
Amy Meyer, June 12, 2020
You won't believe the long list of animal cruelty that got him suspended.
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Take Action for Rabbits at Vanderbilt
Casey Webster, June 9, 2020
A coincidental inspection and its ensuing reports have revealed the ruthlessness of eye experiments on rabbits at Vanderbilt.
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The Sac Rack
Lindsay Oliver, June 5, 2020
“It stands for sacrifice,” another lab technician told me as I eyed the sign. Sacrifice?…”
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New Animal Experiment Trends You Need to See
Mike Ryan & Casey Webster, June 4, 2020
Our investigative team examined the last four years of USDA APHIS reports—including the 2019 reports just released in the spring of 2020—to uncover the latest in trends o