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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.
|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
|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
|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
|Chemical Testing Basics|
Chemical Testing Basics Toxicity Testing | Toxic Substance Control Act Reform Legislative revisions to the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) will change the way industrial chemicals are regulated. Since chemicals are regulated based on their potential toxic effects, whether, how, and when toxicity testing is
|Ohio State University: A Year of Cruelty|
Ohio State University (OSU) has had a year riddled with incidents of animal cruelty and neglect. Despite widespread opposition from physicians, neurologists, animal protection advocates, and disability activists, OSU refused to cancel its three-week spinal cord injury course, nicknamed “Cruelty 101.” I
|Success! Alamogordo Chimpanzees Will Stay Put for Now|
The Alamogordo chimpanzees will have a happy new year. They won’t be moved to a Texas facility where they would have been subjected to invasive experiments. On New Year’s Eve, Gov. Bill Richardson of New Mexico made the announcement that the transfer is being put on hold while the Institute of Medic
|Animal Testing and Animal Experimentation Issues|
The replacement of animal testing and animal experimentation with nonanimal techniques often yields both ethical and technical advantages. Clinical, epidemiological, and pathological investigations remain the foundation of research on human disease. Although animals are often used when ethical or practical issues h
|Reform the March of Dimes|
Watch PCRM's Video "Reform the March of Dimes" Is the March of Dimes Spending Your Donation Wisely? Tell the March of Dimes to use your donation to support prenatal care, education, social programs, and modern human-based research, not wast
|Human-Relevant Research Helps Babies and Mothers|
Human-Relevant Research Helps Babies and Mothers The March of Dimes has funded a series of controversial experiments, including brain damaging and freezing newborn ferrets, injecting pregnant animals with cocaine, nicotine, and alcohol, tethering pregnant monkeys to cages by monitoring cables running through