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Live Animal Mascots: A Tradition of Exploitation, Not Conservation

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:00:04 +0000

Since 1936, Louisiana State University has kept a series of live tigers as mascots, all named Mike. This archaic tradition should be laid to rest.



Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:43:21 +0000

This week’s Take Action Thursday reports on coyote killing competitions being held throughout the nation.



Animal Protection Rules Could Be Chopped by Regulation Ax

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:00:00 +0000

In the first days of the 115th Congress, lawmakers are poised to take up the so-called Midnight Rules Relief Act and the REINS Act, which both have the potential to undermine Presidential authority and set the stage for the elimination of popular and bipartisan rules.



Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 20:43:33 +0000

This week’s Take Action Thursday announces two of NAVS’ 2017 legislative initiatives: promoting the adoption of cats and dogs used for research and ensuring that students have the choice to say “no” to dissection.



2017: A Year of Vigilance

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 14:34:26 +0000

The restful winter vacation is my favorite time of year. It’s time away with family and dogs, surrounded by trees in the mountains; time sorting life at home and getting prepared for an effective year to come. But, our work never ends.



Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 17:53:51 +0000

This week’s Take Action Thursday is a review of some of our victories obtained on behalf of animals in 2016, as well as some battles that will continue in 2017.



Quebec Court of Appeal Overturns Suspension of Montreal Pit Bull Ban

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 14:03:40 +0000

On Dec. 1, 2016, the Quebec Court of Appeal overturned a lower court ruling that had temporarily suspended new provisions of Montreal’s animal control by-law banning “pit bull-type dogs.”



Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:17:13 +0000

This week’s Take Action Thursday urges President Obama to bring a permanent end to the slaughter of horses in the U.S. before he leaves office.