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Historic News! Spain to Extend Rights to Great Apes

foe / CC Wow, this is huge! Seriously, you may want to sit down for this one.In a historic first, the Spanish Parliament is expected to pass legislation that …

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Hole Skull = OK?

The Guardian, a U.K.-based newspaper, was recently “granted exclusive and unfettered access” to a super-secret primate testing facility at an undisclosed location and operated by the staff of an …

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Land of the Free, Home of the Antivivisectionists

If you’ve idly tossed around the idea of expatriation, this news item will surely send you packing—and practicing your Italian. We’ve received news that the independent state of San …

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Robot Monkeys?

If you were watching the news last week, you probably caught the story about vivisectors at the University of Pittsburgh who—to hear the media report it—have performed “groundbreaking” work …

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Abuse, Suffering, and Death in Pierce College Classrooms

OK, here’s the thing: You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to understand the handful of regulations that govern the treatment of animals in laboratories. What’s required of …

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Stop the Presses: Research Shows That Stressed Females Overeat!

From the category of “No Shit, Sherlock” experiments comes this gem from Yerkes National Primate Research Center. A posse of animal-experimenters, led by vivisector Mark Wilson, has concluded that …

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Get Mars Out of Our Schools

Every so often, there’s a pro-animal story so darn cute that the webmasters of ICanHasCheezburger.com get jealous.According to this piece in the Wrexham Leader, 11-year-old Gaby Trotter seems to …

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Pamela Anderson’s Trip to DC

askmen / CC There’s a big heart in that big chest. In her first visit to the Nation’s Capital since becoming a U.S. citizen, Pamela Anderson made a personal …

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Deflocked, by Jeff Corriveau

Here’s what Jeff says about this week’s masterpiece: “The strip is based on the sad measures that officials have to take in order to protect rhinos from poachers. And …

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Eli Lilly Funds Chinese Torture

Just so I can complete the perfect trifecta of posts about quirky demonstrations today (see the shower girls and the DC dinosaur in case you missed them), here’s one …

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Giant Dinosaur Attacks DC

For reals. The thing is about 25 feet tall, all told, and he’s pretty tough to miss (I did a classic double take when I caught a glimpse of …

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March Madness: We Have a Winner!

Well, April is the cruelest month, so this is a perfect time to officially recognize 2008’s cruelest man in academia. Through four grueling rounds against some of the most …

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TMZ Tackles the Nuances of Animal Rights Philosophy

First of all, let me say that I’m a big fan of TMZ. They’re a hell of a lot of fun to read, and (most importantly), they cover stories …

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Offset Al Gore!

Here’s how this works: By neglecting to address the number one cause of global warming, Al Gore—as one of the world’s most prominent environmental advocates—is arguably doing a fair …

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U.S. lags waaaaaay behind Europe on animal testing

The Washington Post has just released an investigation into the shocking lack of progress that exists in U.S. government policies on animal experimentation. The Washington Post began its own …

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