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Please join the New England Anti-Vivisection Society for a reception (7:00 p.m.) with light appetizers followed by a presentation (8:00 p.m.) featuring Jill Robinson, Founder and CEO of Animals Asia.  With your attendance, you will also be supporting NEAVS' mission to end the use of animals in research, testing, and science education while learning about Animals Asia's new agreement with the government of Vietnam to end bear bile farming for traditional medicine. This enormous success,…

Join NEAVS for a special evening as we host a book signing with award-winning photojournalist, Jo-Anne McArthur to discuss her new book, Captive.  Friday, October 6th, 7 PM - 8:30 PM  Jabberwocky Bookshop 50 Water Street, Ste 22 Newburyport, MA 01950 Released in August 2017, Captive "is a book that will challenge our preconceptions about zoos and aquaria, animal welfare, and just what or who it is we think we see…

Join NEAVS for a free webinar on Friday, October 6th, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. (EST) featuring Photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur! You will learn about Jo's work, including her new book Captive, and how she has grown – as an animal rights activist and as a person – from her experiences as a photojournalist.  This webinar is free, so CLICK HERE or below to reserve your spot:          …

Join NEAVS for a free webinar on Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. (EST) featuring Jill Robinson, Founder and CEO of Animals Asia! Simply put, Jill is a hero. Since 1998, she and her team have saved over 500 bears. You'll learn about their incredible work to end bear bile farming for traditional medicine – including Animals Asia's new agreement with the government of Vietnam. This webinar is free, so…

President's Message: When you love something, you never say goodbye. My love of animals and nature defines me. My commitment to protecting them demands my warrior spirit. Every second of every day, my soul is nourished by them and weeps for their suffering. For me, this is how it has always been and always will be. At nine years old, I met the horrors of vivisection. My classroom reading table…

President's Message:  Hope—that state of mind, that heart’s longing—that place from which we persevere in pursuit of dreams. It’s delicate, easily shattered by frustrations and failures. But as long as hope is not lost, we prevail. NEAVS’ hope to end cruel animal use in science is fueled by: the public’s growing support as it better understands what’s wrong with animal use, and the scientific advancements on laboratory benches waiting for…

On June 6th, 2017 the Humane Cosmetics Act (H.R. 2790) was reintroduced by Representative Martha McSally (R-AZ) and 19 bipartisan co-sponsors. As a founding member of the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics (CCIC), and its Leaping Bunny program, NEAVS is dedicated to ending the needless suffering and death of millions of animals used in cosmetics testing.  Although the HCA was considered in the last two Congressional sessions with bi-partisan support…

Update: This petition is now closed! The HCA was reintroduced 6.6.17! As a founding member of the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics (CCIC), and its Leaping Bunny logo program, NEAVS is committed to ending the needless suffering and death of millions of rabbits, mice, rats, guinea pigs, and other animals used in testing. Help NEAVS in our efforts to urge members of Congress to reintroduce the Humane Cosmetics Act (HCA)…

President's Message: In this season of light, of giving and celebrating, I like to stop to count my blessings. It is so easy to lose sight of what has been accomplished in the midst of knowing just how much remains to be done. Yet, when building anything, we move our progress on the firm stones already set, the timbers secured. So, in this issue, I asked our staff to focus…

Precious Cargo: The Endangered Species Act and the Case of the Yerkes Chimps Federal law forbids the sale, import, or export of endangered animals. But there are loopholes in that law that rankle wildlife and legal experts. IN LATE OCTOBER, an SUV hauling a trailer bearing seven cages marked “live animal” pulled into Wingham Wildlife Park, a zoo in Kent, England. The cages had been loaded off a plane that…