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Alternative Options to Animal Testing

October 20th, 2022

Paws Up! S. 5002: FDA Modernization Act 2.0 was passed by the Senate, which brings hope for the use of alternative testing methods to animal testing. October 8, 2022 The FDA Modernization Act 2.0 was passed by the Senate on September 29, 2022! The bill is now being considered in the House. It is a […]

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Don’t Pay For Dog Experimentation

October 13th, 2022

Paws Up! H.R. 8699: Protecting Dogs Subjected to Experiments Act would put an end to Federal funding for experimenting on dogs. October 8, 2022 Representative Gregory Steube for Florida introduced H.R. 8699: Protecting Dogs Subjected to Experiments Act on August 9th, 2022. This bill would stop Federal funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

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Keeping Wildlife Safe Crossing the Road in California

September 20th, 2022

Update (10/1/2022): Governor Newsom signed the Safe Roads and Wildlife Protection Act. Please send him a thank you email today! September 16, 2022 Paws Up! California lawmakers are backing legislation introduced by Assembly Members Laura Friedman (D-District 43) and Ash Kalra (D-District 27) to help decrease wildlife-vehicle collisions with Assembly Bill 2344. Depending on where […]

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Update: NY Bill Banning Pet Stores from Selling Cats, Dogs, and Rabbits Is on the Governor’s Desk

September 17th, 2022

September 16, 2022 The New York Assembly voted in favor of Assembly Bill 4283 to prohibit retail stores from selling cats, dogs, and rabbits acquired from commercial breeders and promoting pet adoption. Lawmakers in New York have been advocating for the welfare of cats, dogs, and rabbits sold in pet stores acquired from commercial breeding […]

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No One Wins With Lead

September 17th, 2022

Paws Up! Senator Tammy Duckworth introduced S.4157: LEAD Act of 2022, protecting people and wildlife from lead ammunition. September 14, 2022 If you are a hunter, have you ever considered the ammunition you are using is affecting you as well as the wildlife? Lead, commonly found in ammunition, is a potent neurotoxin. No amount of […]

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