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What Is the Health Research Extension Act of 1985?

IAEA/Flickr This legislative mandate directed the Secretary of Health and Human Services to create and…

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What Is the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act?

Originally passed in 1958, the law was amended in 1978, then again in 2002. It…

What Is the Animal Welfare Act of 1966?

The Animal Welfare Act (AWA) was preceded in the 1960’s by a public outcry about…

What Is Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill?

In 1967 Congress appropriated $78 million in public funds to the Tennessee Valley Authority to…

What Are “Ag-Gag” Laws?

“Ag-Gag Laws” is a name given to a set of bills by former NYTimes columnist Mark…

McDonalds Celebrates 50 Years of Big Mac: Estimated 11 Million Animals Have Been Slaughtered for the Sandwich

The Big Mac was first launched 50 years ago. Over the decades, the sandwich has…

Cruelty-Free, Anyone?

China used to require cosmetics to be tested on animals, which effectively banned cruelty-free brands like The…

WeWork Bans Meat

WeWork’s meat ban could save 15,507,103 animals and 445 million pounds of CO2 emissions and…

Exposing Beagle Farming in the U.S.

Dogs kept in brutal conditions, right here in the United States? Sadly, it is more common than you’d think. The Intercept covers a major rescue operation exposing one dog farming operation.