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Defund grotesque taxpayer-funded human fetal tissue experiments on lab animals

This summer, the Trump Administration made the commendable decision to terminate all internal National Institutes of Health (NIH) experimentation using aborted human fetal tissue. It also canceled a controversial $2 million contract between the NIH and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) which required two healthy human fetuses per month from elective abortions to be used for disturbing and unnecessary taxpayer-funded medical experimentation on animals.

Two cats visit Capitol Hill to thank lawmakers who helped end 'kitten slaughterhouse'

Two cats this week visited lawmakers who have played a role in ending a decades-old Agriculture Department program that performed experiments on the felines.

Picture purrfect: Cats saved from gov't 'kitten slaughterhouse' visit Capitol

Two lawmakers are the cat’s meow on Capitol Hill.

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D.-Ore, and Rep. Brian Mast, R.-Fla., who were instrumental in ending the Department of Agriculture’s so-called “kitten slaughterhouse,” were visited on Thursday by two cats who were spared when the government program was shut down earlier this year.

Stop monkeying around with our tax dollars

Big Government lobbyists and entrenched bureaucrats are predictably hysterical about a common-sense congressional push to improve transparency and accountability about wasteful taxpayer-funded monkey experiments. They’re worried that once Congress sees how the National Institutes of Health squanders billions in public money each year on so much monkey business, lawmakers might tighten the purse strings.