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[Animal Rights] Draw My Life: Laboratory Mice

   In this "Draw My Life" video, we hear the story of Martin, a mouse trapped in an animal testing laboratory. Martin's family is broken apart as they are taken one by one and used for various tests.  Every year, millions of mice, rats, rabbits, primates, cats, dogs and other animals are locked inside barren cages across the country.  They languish in pain, suffer from extreme frustration, ache with loneliness, and long to be free. Many of these tests are funded by taxpayer dollars.

[Activism] “Without Consent” PETA's New Anti-Animal Testing Exhibit

It’s moving viewers to tears—and action. Experience PETA’s bold new exhibit and see nearly 200 stories about animals used in experiments. “Without Consent,” PETA’s new traveling exhibit, challenges human exploitation of animals by revealing the long history of suffering inflicted on nonconsenting animals in laboratories. The exhibit features almost 200 stories of animals used in real-life experiments, from decades ago through the present. PETA debuted the exhibit— a massive display featuring two 7-foot-by-7-foot cubes—in Washington, D.C. , where research grants are chosen and awarded, and will display it in city centers and on college campuses around the country. Now anyone can visit “Without Consent” virtually here and read the stories of animals who’ve endured harrowing experiments—including dogs forced to inhale cigarette smoke for months or electroshocked so many times that they gave up even trying to escape, newborn monkeys taken from their mothers and raised alone in a “pit of de

[Ethics] Is taking medicine vegan? Let's discuss

   Hi everyone, in this video I talk about taking medicine as a vegan. Is it ethical? Is it justified as most are tested on animals? Let's discuss

[Activism] Zac Efron and Ricky Gervais Star in Animated Short to End Animal Testing

  Zac Efron, Olivia Munn, Tricia Helfer, Pom Klementieff, Taika Waititi, and Ricky Gervais are tackling animal testing in an upcoming animated short film. Zac Efron and Ricky Gervais star in an upcoming short film that highlights the urgent need to end animal testing called Save Ralph. The stop motion animation is written and directed by Spencer Susser. It is produced by animal advocacy nonprofit Humane Society International (HSI) and Australian collective Blue Tongue Films, of which Susser is the only U.S.-based member, along with Arch Model Studio. The star-studded Save Ralph also features Olivia Munn, Tricia Helfer, Pom Klementieff, and Oscar winning filmmaker Taika Waititi as the titular Ralph — a rabbit who has lost hearing in one ear and sight in one eye due to his experience of extensive animal testing. Continue...

[Animal Rights] USA: University of Utah under fire from animal rights group over monkey deaths

  USDA inspection reports said animals overheated in cages and others died after botched surgeries. The University of Utah is under fire from an animal rights group over United States Department of Agriculture inspection reports that say laboratory monkeys died of “overheating and distress” in their cages and after surgical procedures. Michael Budkie, the head of Ohio-based animal welfare nonprofit Stop Animal Exploitation Now, which advocates against animal experiments, called inspection reports issued to the University of Utah disturbing. He said the SAEN found out about the report because the group routinely files records requests with different government agencies to obtain documents about animal testing facilities. Continue