BBS Giveaway – Pet Fire Safety Awareness

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To make it easier, we’ve assembled some great tips to help you whip your fire prevention strategy into shape! Having a fire safety strategy has many benefits and may help reduce the chances of fire, injury and home evacuation. Evacuation Strategies.

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Puerto Rico Plans Huge Primate Breeding Facility to Supply Researchers

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Less than one year ago, Puerto Rico enacted a landmark animal protection law, based in part on a set of model laws drafted by the Animal Legal Defense Fund. states and jurisdictions with regards to the strength of their laws protecting animals. I'm behind on my email and only just read this action alert from the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Another crass attempt at primate slavery for money wrapped in "we put people first" robes." From the ALDF action alert page.

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EPA Wants to Rely Less on Animal Testing

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Environmental Protection Agency is reducing its reliance on animal testing to assess human risk of chemical toxicity and will instead focus more heavily on the tools made possible by advances in molecular biology, genomics and computational modeling. Kavlock expects the testing strategy to be fully deployed within 10 years but believes useful applications will be released within two years. It's not a move based on compassion, but efficiency.

Deconstructing Slate's "Pepper" Series

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To this day, 95 percent of the animals used in research labs receive no federal protection whatsoever under the Animal Welfare Act." If Engber does a good job with anything, it's with pointing out the flaws in the strategies of pro-animal activists and in the outcomes of their campaigns. The animal-welfare groups have failed in their most ambitious efforts to protect laboratory rodents. "We

National Justice for Animals Week

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ALDF was founded in 1979 with the unique mission of protecting the lives and advancing interests of animals through the legal system. ALDF’s Criminal Justice Program provides free legal assistance—including legal research and strategy suggestions, location of expert witnesses, and sample pleadings—to prosecutors handling cruelty cases and works to strengthen state anti-cruelty legislation.

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