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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
|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
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.
|Chemical Testing Basics TSCA Reform|
Chemical Testing Basics Toxicity Testing | Toxic Substance Control Act Reform About the Toxic Substances Control Act The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was signed into law in 1976 and has been the prevailing legislation governing industrial che
|PCRM’s Toxicity Testing Campaign Could Save Millions of Animals|
Congress is holding hearings to discuss revisions to the Toxic Substances Control Act. But if lawmakers don't embrace modern testing methods, millions of animals may be killed in toxicity tests that are designed to gather information on the potential hazards of chem
|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: firstname.lastname@example.org See our advice on writing to health charities. You can also
|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
|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
|Nonanimal Chemical Testing for a Safer Environment|
Nonanimal Chemical Testing for a Safer Environment PCRM scientists are urging lawmakers to revise chemical legislation to protect humans and animals, and PCRM members can help. Congress is considering revisions to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the law that regulates industrial chemicals. The new framewor
|Ensuring Protective Chemical Regulations That Avoid Animal Testing|
CAMPAIGN UPDATE: PCRM is continuing to monitor TSCA legislative efforts and meet with allies and congressional staff. Currently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates industrial chemicals through a statute called the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). In 2011, the U.S. Senate introduced a
|PCRM Presents Humane Testing Alternatives to Global Scientific Community|
It’s been 50 years since the “3 Rs”—refinement, reduction, and replacement of animals in science—were proposed. But scientists continue to conduct cruel and irrelevant experiments, killing millions of animals. At the Seventh World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sci
|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