Animal “rights” group harasses Mizzou

The group Citizens for Alternatives to Animal Research (CAAR) has filed a complaint with the US Agriculture Department against University of Missouri (aka MU or Mizzou) alleging the MU abridged the Animal Welfare Act during research for a 2016 study that involved exacting trauma on the left eyes of beagles. According to the Missourian, the…

PETA’s campaign of terror against Yale medical researcher

Science magazine reveals a medical researcher at Yale University is the subject of a harassment and intimidation campaign conducted by animal rights activists. Back in May, People for the Extortion, Torture and Abuse of human beings (PETA) published a post on the group’s blog decrying the efforts of postdoc Christin Lattin accusing her of torturing…

Opposition raised on VA canine medical testing ban

Back in July, the US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a set of spending bills of which one included language banning the use of canines in almost all medical experiments for Department of Veterans Administration labs. The Senate was set to take up the spending bills that includes the canine testing ban this week. Fortunately,…

Court dismisses animal welfare records lawsuit

A coalition of animal rights groups were dealt a set back this week in their pursuit of seeking to force the US Department of Agriculture to place animal welfare records back on the agency’s website that were removed in February. According to The Hill, Judge William Orrick who serves in the U.S. District Court for…