Federal Laws and Regulations

Well known animal rights activist, New York Assemblymember L. Rosenthal, has introduced a bill that seemingly runs afoul of federal law, that among other permissible shipments, allows the shipment of
Continue Reading New York Legislator’s bill would ban federally legal shipment of certain animals by US Postal Service is likely preempted by federal law.

There have been two of the three scheduled listening sessions offered by APHIS seeking comments on regulations regarding the welfare of birds not bred for use in research.  A specific
Continue Reading You still have a chance to comment during USDA APHIS’ Virtual Listening Sessions Seeking Public Input on Regulations Regarding The Welfare Of Birds Not Bred For Use In Research

Care provided to chimpanzees at Project Chimps, a sanctuary for chimpanzees located in Georgia, has come under fire by “[m]ore than 20 former staffers and volunteers,” as reported by Rachel
Continue Reading Allegations swirl around the care of chimpanzees at Project Chimps, as reported in Animal Wildlife Watch

by Matthew R. Bailey Originally Published 6:30 a.m. ET April 17, 2020 | Updated 7:06 a.m. ET April 17, 2020

Scientists are working on dozens of potential treatments and vaccines

Continue Reading Reposted with Permission “Coronavirus: Animal testing may be best tool to defeat COVID-19|”