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Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:41:38 +0000

This week’s Take Action Thursday urges swift action on a bill to stop cruel experiments on dogs at Veterans Affairs laboratories.



Abandoned Puppy at Airport Highlights Need for PAWS Act

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:00:44 +0000

A 3-month-old Chihuahua puppy named Chewy was abandoned inside a Las Vegas airport restroom two weekends ago. The heartbreaking note from Chewy’s owner highlights a critical policy issue that should be a call to action for lawmakers.



Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:48:24 +0000

This week’s Take Action Thursday makes a case to amend the Personal Care Products Safety Act to phase out the use of animal tests.



HIMP: Inherently Cruel for Pigs

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:38 +0000

The USDA recently announced that it will allow slaughterhouses to radically increase the speed with which pigs are slaughtered while at the same time decreasing government oversight of food safety.



Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:04:53 +0000

This week’s Take Action Thursday updates efforts to pass legislation that would give dogs and cats used in research a chance for adoption into a loving home.



Libre’s Paw on Libre’s Law, Time for Congress to Make a PACT

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 15:02:53 +0000

Last week a comprehensive overhaul of Pennsylvania's anti-cruelty statutes was signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf. Libre, a Boston terrier whose mistreatment inspired the legislation, also signed, stamping his paw print on the bill.



Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:31:12 +0000

This week’s Take Action Thursday urges immediate action to restore accountability to the American public regarding the use of animals in federal research and testing.



Unique Connecticut Law Allows Court-Appointed Advocates to Represent Animals

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:00:28 +0000

With the passage of the innovative “Desmond’s Law” last year, Connecticut became the first state to allow legal advocates to testify on behalf of animal victims in cruelty and neglect cases.