News

We Won’t Let Them Down

DOUBLE DOWN FOR CHIMPS! Thanks to advocates like you, government agencies have acknowledged that chimpanzees—our closest relatives in the animal kingdom—should not be subjected to invasive research. Thank you for speaking out! But it’s not over yet. Now the chimps … Continue reading

Activate for Animals |
October 2018

The Animals Need Your Vote These days on the news, you hear a lot about red states and blue states—It’s party politics. But you don’t have to be a Democrat or Republican or Independent to care about animals. In fact, … Continue reading

Activate for Animals | September 2018

Keep the Endangered Species Act Strong! In the very near future, Congress will vote on the 2018 Farm Bill and, currently, there are sections in the House version that could weaken the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Enacted to help protect … Continue reading

First Day of Fall–Act Now!

Animals have emotions and possess unique intelligence and sensitivity. And just like us, they experience fear and pain. And what could be more frightening and painful than having chemicals forced into your eyes, down your throat, or rubbed on sensitive … Continue reading

Back to School Tip:
Don’t Dissect. Go High-Tech!

PROBLEM: Sacrificing animals for education is unnecessary, wasteful, and costly, and merely demonstrates what is already known. SOLUTION: Alternatives, which are humane, safe, effective, reusable, cost efficient, and environmentally friendly. Dear Friend, A new school year brings a fresh start … Continue reading

Activate for Animals
August 2018

Summer Recap With the summer of 2018 coming to an end, we wanted to take a moment to share some of the highlights from the past few months. AAVS President Sue Leary accepts a generous donation from Karen Winkler for … Continue reading

Time is running out to speak out for chimps

Retired Chimps Belong in a Sanctuary Deadline is this Friday, August 10! Nearly 270 chimpanzees are still waiting to be moved from laboratories to their rightful, retirement home, Chimp Haven. Most have literally waited a lifetime for a chance at … Continue reading

Activate for Animals | July 2018

Urgent: Chimps must be moved to sanctuary Bring Them Home! Nearly 270 NIH-owned and -supported chimpanzees are still waiting to be moved from laboratories to their rightful, retirement home, Chimp Haven. Most have literally waited a lifetime for a chance … Continue reading

Californians—
Your Help is Needed!

SHARE:   Closing in on Cruelty-Free Cosmetics! The California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act (SB 1249) is facing a hearing in the state Appropriations Committee on August 8 and you can make a difference! This bill would prohibit the sale of cosmetics … Continue reading