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WFLA News Channel 8: Experiments on animals in government labs should not end in death

Various government agencies conducted tests on them, ranging from non-invasive studies to painful experiments without providing pain relief.

Unfortunately, for many of those animals, when the experiments end, so do their lives.

CNN: New legislation would reduce the number of animals killed in government testing

New legislation will be introduced this week that would reduce the number of animals killed by federal agencies after they have been used for government testing.

The Hill: It's time to retire primate experiments

In 2015, after extensive public and congressional pressure, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) cut funding for experiments on chimpanzees and began retiring them to sanctuary. Now, in a historic move, Congress is asking the NIH to begin to do the same for the thousands of other primates in its taxpayer-funded laboratories, and it’s about time.

The Vindicator: National Organization Aims to End Dog Testing at VA Facilities for Good

This tax season, the Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center was called out for using taxpayers’ money to fund painful tests on dogs. The group that brought attention to these harmful experiments was the White Coat Waste Project: a bipartisan watchdog organization that advocates for animals who are being experimented on and the taxpayers who are, mostly unknowingly, paying for it.