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Last Chance to Weigh in on the Farm Bill

This week’s Take Action Thursday urges the Farm Bill conference committee to include measures that would benefit animals. Federal Legislation House of Representatives Bill, HR. 2, commonly known as the Farm Bill, must be passed by Congress every five years. This … Continued

State Ballot Update

The results of state and local ballot initiatives resulted in some positive reforms benefiting animals, as well as some disappointing outcomes: California: Ballot 12, to further reform standards for animals confined for agricultural use, passed with a 61% majority. Florida: … Continued

Allow Airlines to Refuse Transport of Research Animals

This week, NAVS urges action to oppose requiring airlines to transport animals destined for research. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s newly-released animal use data, 75,825 non-human primates and 64,707 dogs were used for research in 2017. For many years, … Continued

Winners – Art for Animals 2018

  The response to this year’s Art for Animals competition was overwhelming! With 870 entries from around the U.S. and around the world, NAVS’ 29th annual art contest was our biggest one to date. Of course, more entries made it … Continued