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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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Invest in the advancement of better, more humane science. Your support helps NAVS increase awareness, change attitudes and implement positive solutions that will end the exploitation of animals in science.

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Spread the word! The NAVS Advocacy Center is a one-stop resource for advocates to make their voices heard regarding legislation, regulations and policies that involve society’s use of and relationship with animals.

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NAVS NEWS
August 18, 2017 NAVS Meets with Maryland Humane Legislation Sponsors

NAVS and the American Anti-Vivisection Society joined forces to bring the issue of student dissection to the attention of Representatives and Senators. Continue reading

August 14, 2017 A step backward for freedom of information

Animal welfare advocates like NAVS are having a hard time gaining critical animal welfare reports since their removal this past February. Continue reading

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By the Numbers

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59

Opportunities to make your voice heard in the NAVS Advocacy Center

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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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820,812

Number of Animal Welfare Act-covered animals used in research, testing and teaching in the United States in 2016, according to APHIS

End Cosmetics Testing on Animals