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Advancing Science Without Harming Animals

NAVS is dedicated to ending harmful, flawed and costly animal experiments through the advancement of smarter, human-relevant research and the promotion of animal-friendly changes to laws and policies.

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NAVS NEWS
July 25, 2016 Cutting-Edge Cell Models Will Advance Cancer Research

A new international project has been developed to improve the quality and number of cancer cell culture models available to the scientific community. Continue reading

July 19, 2016 Missouri Governor Vetoes Ag-Gag Bill

Across the country, a wave of legislation has been introduced to shield the agriculture industry from activists and whistleblowers who aim to expose the industry’s shameful and abusive treatment of animals. Continue reading

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By the Numbers

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156

Current number of sponsors of the Humane Cosmetics Act in the U.S. House of Representatives

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16

Number of states (plus Washington DC)
with laws or policies allowing students to opt out of classroom dissection exercises

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767,622

Number of Animal Welfare Act-covered animals used in research, testing and teaching in the United States in 2015, according to APHIS