Do the funds raised by the U.S. Postal Service’s breast cancer stamp benefit organizations that test on animals?

The breast cancer stamp profits will be split between the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Defense (DOD). Both of these government agencies conduct animal research. Click here to go to the U.S. Postal Service’s explanation of the stamp.

If you are concerned about breast cancer, you can donate to one of the many organizations that help people directly or that conduct research without torturing animals.

Click here for information on charities that do/don’t test on animals.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind