Happy Birthday to Anti-Vivisection Advocate Mark Twain!

Happy Birthday to Anti-Vivisection Advocate Mark Twain!

“I am not interested to know whether Vivisection produces results that are profitable to the human race or doesn't. To know that the results are profitable to the race would not remove my hostility to it. The pains which it inflicts upon unconsenting animals is the basis of my enmity towards it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.”- May 26, 1899. Read more.

Why NEAVS?

Why NEAVS?

Animals stuck in labs experience incredible physical and psychological trauma. And worse, the pain endured by lab animals is hidden -- hidden in basements of universities around the countries, in private bio-medical labs, and in government research facilities. Hidden because we’ve built a government-subsidized jobs program for PhD’s to do duplicative and human-irrelevant work in the name of science. Hidden because vivisectors know that the public will reject research on animals if they only knew the trade-off of animal pain made in the dubious name of science.

More Cures and Fewer Animals. We can have it both ways.

More Cures and Fewer Animals. We can have it both ways.

n the recent Science article highlighting NEAVS’ analysis of the record number of primates being used in U.S. for testing, we were treated to a fabulously false dichotomy by Cindy Buckmaster, Board Chair of an astroturfing industry group that advocates for increased use of animal testing. “The public wants more cures, but fewer animals. They can’t have it both ways,” she said... Read more.