Activate for Animals – September 2016

Retired Chimps Must Go to Sanctuary Last year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) uplisted captive chimpanzees as endangered, a move preventing the import, trade, and harmful use of all chimps under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). But now … Continue reading

Celebrating 20 Years of Humane Science Education!

Dear Friend, A new school year brings a fresh start for students and teachers who want to stop the senseless sacrifice of millions of animals—including cats, frogs, sharks, and fetal pigs—used in school science labs. PROBLEM: Sacrificing animals for education … Continue reading

Thank you for supporting AAVS through the CFC!

Dear AAVS Supporter, You help animals through your generous support of the American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS)—thank you! The 2016 CFC has begun and we still have work to do—can we count on your pledge? AAVS achieves success with effective education … Continue reading

Help Abandoned Chimpanzees in Liberia

Over 60 chimpanzees were abandoned on islands off the coast of Liberia, without access to food or clean water. The New York Blood Center (NYBC) has made millions of dollars using many of these chimps in invasive research to study … Continue reading

Activate for Animals – August 2016

WANTED: Safe AND Cruelty-Free Products You have done a great job pressuring the cosmetics industry to move away from animal testing. Unfortunately, the Personal Care Products Safety Act (PCPSA) proposes to introduce a NEW regulatory testing scheme that threatens to … Continue reading

Activate for Animals – July 2016

NO CRUELTY IN COSMETICS There’s nothing pretty about animal testing, and Congress needs to know that using animals to test cosmetics is unnecessary and wrong. So, AAVS has sent every member of the House of Representatives a copy of our … Continue reading

Shop & Donate at the Same Time!

Whatever you’re shopping for this month, if you do it on, you can also help AAVS and the animals. AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support AAVS every time you shop, at no cost to you or … Continue reading

Tell Congress

Military Should Use BEST Practices, Not Animals In a few days Congress will be going on summer break, and soon after legislators will be in their home districts and states campaigning for re-election, so it’s a good time to ask … Continue reading