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Animal Testing and Medicine

by Sarah Lucas

  Some think of animal testing as a “necessary evil” in the development of medications, vaccines, and the research of disease. This prevalent misconception harms humans as well as animal test subjects suffering in laboratories. Animal tests are notoriously unreliable in their ability to predict results in humans with 92% of new medications failing in […]

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IDA’s World Week for Animals in Laboratories Outreach Seeks To Raise Support for H.R. 4148, the Humane Cosmetics Act

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Levinson, 215-620-2130, lisablevinson@gmail.com In Defense of Animals’ World Week for Animals in Laboratories Outreach Seeks To Raise Support for H.R. 4148, the Humane Cosmetics Act Santa Monica, Calif. (April 24, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization based in San Rafael, California, will lead a World […]

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In Defense of Animals’ World Week for Animals in Laboratories Outreach Seeks To Raise Support for H.R. 4148, the Humane Cosmetics Act

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melissa Gonzalez, melissa@idausa.org, 415-305-8633 In Defense of Animals’ World Week for Animals in Laboratories Outreach Seeks To Raise Support for H.R. 4148, the Humane Cosmetics Act San Francisco, Calif. (April 24, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization based in San Rafael, California, will lead a […]

Breaking News – Rescue Of 55 Monkeys From Research Lab Happening Right Now!

by Webmaster

As you read these words, I am at a toxicology laboratory in New Jersey leading the In Defense of Animals Rescue Team in an operation that defines my vision of a world with no cages. Recently 55 macaque monkeys and 118 beagles became “seized assets” when the lab went out of business and their fates […]