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Changing the laws that sustain animal experiments

We’re on a mission to change the laws that keep animal labs going and reward scientists for carrying out animal research.

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Hideous experiments on monkeys exposed at Rockefeller U

In a laboratory at Rockefeller University in New York, two monkeys, known only as M1 and M2, spend their lives subjected to experiments designed to map the brain cells involved in facial recognition.

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Angry about NIH beagle experiments. Now what?

Please note: this letter can only be signed by U.S. residents because of rules imposed by Congress. International signers can sign our petition here.

In the past few weeks, we’ve seen ghastly beagle experiments making headlines in the news. People are angry and they should be. But we need to do more than get angry. We need to take sweeping and meaningful action to end the business of animal experimentation, which is as cruel and ugly as the images we’ve seen displayed.

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Tell Congress: No funding to expand primate experiments

Buckling to pressure from the National Primate Research Centers, who continue to claim a shortage of monkeys for COVID-19 research, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has appropriated $30 million for increasing primate research in the 2022 budget.

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Despicable chlorine gassing experiments must end

CAARE has learned that the government is set to carry out excruciating tests forcing mice and sheep to inhale noxious chlorine gas, even though enough information is already available and there are numerous excellent non-animal alternatives.

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Australian lab closure an opportunity to promote animal free research

The Animal Resource Centre (ARC) in Western Australia, a government subsidized facility that supplies mice and rats to laboratories, recently announced its upcoming closure due to financial difficulties. This closure presents a unique opportunity for the Australian government to invest in non-animal research rather than strive to perpetuate outdated animal experiments.

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Proof of our message

Please note: this letter can only be signed by U.S. residents because of rules imposed by Congress. International signers can sign our petition here.

Last month we read about a failed clinical trial to determine if antibiotics would help treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a devastating disease that causes fatal scarring in the lungs and has no cure.  The trial was based on previous studies in mice, which showed that antibiotics might be beneficial. However, the human trial showed no benefit for patients, demonstrating once more that animal experiments produce misleading and inapplicable results.

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End cruel guinea pig experiments at U of Michigan!

Ringing in the ear, known as tinnitus, has been difficult to treat because it’s hard to study and the causes are unknown. But animal experiments are definitely the wrong way to go.

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Tell university adopt don't kill animals

Laurentian University, in Toronto, Canada, is about to make innocent animals pay the price for their financial problems. Because of staggering debt, the University is shutting down its animal research lab and plans to kill, within days, 200 mice and rats without any attempts whatsoever at placing them in adoptive homes.

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Worldwide call to action for animals in labs

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Most will never have a name, but they are no different from other animals we know. They need love and companionship but spend their lives in isolation. The rare touch from a human hand is likely to come with pain, callousness and death.

This is the ugly reality for animals used in experiments that we have the power to change.

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