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|How You Can Help Reform the March of Dimes|
1. Tell other people about the March of Dimes! Most people are not aware that the charity wastes their charitable donations on cruel and useless experimentation. One way you can easily raise awareness is to write letters: to the editor, to a celebrity spokesperson, and/or to any company in your community that suppor
|March of Dimes-Funded Animal Experiments: Commonly Asked Questions|
March of Dimes-Funded Animal Experiments: Commonly Asked Questions Animal Welfare 1. Does the March of Dimes still fund shocking animal experiments? 2. Is there any evidence for the poor treatment of animals in March of Dimes experiments? 3. How can there be any pain or suffe
Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act The Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act gained more support in the 112th Congress than any previous session with a hearing and vote in the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and nearly
|Meet Some of the Lost or Surrendered Dogs Who Were Used and Killed at University of Michigan|
The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (U-M) continues to use dogs from Michigan shelters in its Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course. Notorious Class B dealer R&R Research sells dogs to U-M. Learn more about how these dogs are sold to U-M and help us end the use of animals in U-M’s ATLS course.
|Monkey Farm Could Prove Catastrophic to Public Health|
A proposed primate-breeding facility in the Puerto Rican city of Guayama could endanger public health and pose serious risks to the island’s environment. On July 22, PCRM joined an international coalition of nonprofit health and animal protection organizations to ask Puerto Rico to halt the construction. On
|Halt Monkey Farm Construction to Protect Health and Environment, International Coalition Urges Puerto Rico Governor|
WASHINGTON—A proposed primate-breeding facility in the Puerto Rican city of Guayama could endanger public health and pose serious risks to the island's environment, according to an international coalition of nonprofit health and animal protection organizations. On July 22, representatives of the Physicians C
|Puerto Rico Residents Win Legal Victory in Monkey Farm Fight|
WASHINGTON—A judge today halted construction of a primate-breeding facility in the Puerto Rican town of Guayama that has raised serious health and environmental concerns among local residents. The decision by Judge Juan Frau Escudero of Guayama’s Superior Court is the latest development in a lawsuit filed
|Luis Guzmán Fights Primate-Breeding Facility|
Luis Guzmán Fights Primate-Breeding Facility Actor Luis Guzmán has joined PCRM’s effort to stop Puerto Rico from becoming a major player in the trade of primates for research. Guzmán wrote to Puerto Rico’s governor in October asking him to block a proposed monkey-breeding farm in t
|Contact the March of Dimes National Office|
Contact the March of Dimes National Office March of Dimes National Office 1275 Mamaroneck Ave. White Plains, NY 10605 National Office: 914-428-7100 Toll-Free: 888-99MARCH Mother's March: 800-99MARCH email: email@example.com See our advice on writing to health charities. You can also
|Victory! Puerto Rican Residents Win First Battle Against Monkey Farm|
After nearly six months of pressure from PCRM and other organizations, a judge last week ordered a temporary halt to construction of a primate-breeding facility in the Puerto Rican town of Guayama that has raised serious health and environmental concerns among local residents. The decision by Judge Juan Frau Escud
|Ethics in Human Research|
PCRM advocates higher ethical standards in conducting human research and providing access to medical treatment. The following links provide additional information. Articles about related topics also appear in Good Medicine magazine. Fact Sheets Birth Defect Statistics Concerns About
|Frequently Asked Questions About Chemical Regulation|
Frequently Asked Questions About Chemical Regulation What is toxicity testing? What are some concerns with the use of animals in toxicity testing? What is the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)? Is TSCA in need of modernization? How can chemical regulatory legislation be more effective? What is the Saf
|Volunteer with PCRM to Encourage Ethical Research|
1. Ask the March of Dimes’ sponsors to support charities that do not fund experiments on animals. By educating corporate sponsors about the March of Dimes’ inhumane animal experiments, we can encourage sponsors to end their support of the
|All Canadian Medical Schools End Animal Labs for Teaching|
Guatemalan Infection Experiments Exposed American scientists deliberately infected 696 Guatemalan prisoners and psychiatric patients with sexually transmitted diseases in the 1940s, according to a recent report. This experiment was co-sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, the Public Health Service, and t
|Animals’ Psychological and Social Lives|
Rats laugh in response to being tickled. Chimpanzees mourn their dead. Dogs jump and wag their tails when they see a familiar face. These are just a few examples of animals’ sentience, their ability to feel pleasure and pain and to be aware of their surroundings. In all probability, they represent the tip of a ne