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Improve the Science Behind Chemical Testing

The House overwhelmingly passed the final TSCA reform bill (H.R. 2576), and now it will go to the Senate! This bill would reduce -- if not eliminate, in some cases -- the use of animals for chemical testing, sparing tens of thousands of animals -- like rabbits, guinea pigs, and mice -- the horrific torture associated with the testing of industrial chemicals. [image credit: istock]

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Protect Domestic Violence Victims and Their Pets

No one should have to choose between leaving an abuser and protecting a beloved pet, yet far too many people are forced to make this very choice. Let your legislators know you support the Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act, which will make sure no one will have to face that choice. [image credit: istock]

HELP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS
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Help Us Fight Horse Soring

With the recent USDA report that showed trainers are still using illegal, and caustic, substances to sore their horses, it is now more important than ever we pass the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act.This important legislation will protect horses from horrific abuse and create a level playing field for responsible walking horse owners and trainers. [image credit: The HSUS]

ACT NOW TO PROTECT HORSES
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We need to make sure we have the right elected officials in the Capitols who will stand up and fight for animal protection legislation in the halls of Congress and state houses across the country. You hold the power to make that happen, but only if you vote. So make sure you’re registered today! [image credit: Mark Bacon/Alamy]

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In the wake of an exposé of gruesome taxpayer-funded experiments on farm animals, a key congressional committee has called for animal care standards in federal agricultural research at federal facilities.

The Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act would amend the Violence Against Women Act to extend existing federal domestic violence protections to four-legged family members.

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