Legislation Modernizing Chemical Testing Is Enacted

After PETA spent years campaigning for and promoting non-animal testing methods, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act was signed into law in 2016. By modernizing the American system of chemical toxicity testing and requiring, for the first time, that the Environmental Protection Agency reduce and replace the use of animals, the law will spare tens of thousands of animals the agony of chemical tests. See here.

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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