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AARF Act Will Stop FDA from Testing on Dogs

November 19th, 2020

Paws Up! To PA Representative Brendan Boyle for introducing a bill that would end dog testing. November 19, 2020 Last week, Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA) introduced a bill in Congress that could change the lives of thousands of dogs trapped in research facilities across the United States. The Alternatives to Animals for Regulatory Fairness (AARF) […]

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Right Whales Are Being Lost to the Fishing Industry

November 18th, 2020

Paws Down! To the American lobster industry for killing endangered right whales through incidental take. November 18, 2020 The North American Right Whale has been listed as an endangered species for fifty years. Although they are no longer prey to whalers, they are often injured or killed by boat strikes or entangled in commercial fishing […]

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Harmful Roadside Zoo Shut Down for Good

November 10th, 2020

Paws Up! To Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for ending the cycle of abuse at Wildlife in Need Zoo. November 10, 2020 Animal advocates and the state of Indiana are victorious over their attempts at shutting down the problematic roadside zoo in southern Indiana called Wildlife in Need. Former zoo owner, Tim Stark, violated the […]

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Update: Coloradoans Believe That Pit Bulls Should Be Given a Chance to Reside in Denver, CO

November 6th, 2020

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U.S. District Court Upholds Proposition 12 for Farm Animals

October 22nd, 2020

Paws Up! To Federal District Court of Appeals for upholding Proposition 12 to protect farm animals. October 22, 2020 The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld their ruling last Thursday that California’s Proposition 12 does not violate the commerce clause, much to the chagrin of the North American Meat Institute (NAMI). Proposition 12, or the […]

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