Context matters: How a veterinary image became “cruel animal testing”

Originally posted on Speaking of Research:
Recently, a photo depicting a rabbit with pretty serious hair loss was tweeted by an image sharing Twitter account, and then retweeted over 4,300 times. The photo appears quite shocking, and the post by the Twitter account reflected that. https://twitter.com/Uber_Pix/status/856069610185076736 Uber_Pix has written, in all caps: “NEVER WANTED A…

Disappointing lack of context by Cruelty Free International, as worst press release on animal testing numbers is revealed

Originally posted on Speaking of Research:
Cruelty Free International (CFI), a British-based animal rights group (formerly known as the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection), has produced its annual press release about animal research numbers at British Universities. The release, entitled: “Disappointing lack of progress at UK universities as worst offenders for animal testing…

Sharyl Attkisson: a fake news, animal “rights” shill

During a segment of ABC News‘ Full Measure program this past Sunday, reporter Sharyl Attkisson dedicated a segment of the show to a controversy surrounding laboratory tests involving the use of beagles conducted at National Institutes of Health (NIH) facilities. During her report, Attkisson gave some time to scientists involved in the vivisection and also…