vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news
vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news

Animal Rights

March 17, 2020 - PETA

USA: Coronavirus Shuts Down Universities, Prompts Mass Killing in Animal Labs

USA: Coronavirus Shuts Down Universities, Prompts Mass Killing in Animal Labs
Lab animals, speciesismFile Photo / © Photabulous!

Across the country, school closures caused by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 have led to a mass killing of countless animals who were slated to be used in crude and worthless experiments in university laboratories.

Many experiments that harm animals are now being “ramped down, curtailed, or delayed,” causing an increasing number of major universities to order a purge of animals who are not considered “critical” to their archaic experiments. PETA is questioning why billions of taxpayer dollars are being used on experiments that can easily be ended or that involve animals who, apparently, are considered “extraneous” to the testing in the first place. Specifically, we are urging every research university receiving public funds to do the following to suspend all animal experiments and make the transition to superior non-animal research methods.

Continue Reading at:


Animal-rights — Feature Articles

Most Read - Last 30 Days

  1. BEEF MAGAZINE: 8 activist strategies to dismantle animal ag during COVID-19
  2. With world distracted, the Amazon rainforest continues to burn
  3. The End of Meat is Here
  4. BEEF MAGAZINE: Dear Jonathan Safran Foer: Meat is here to stay!
  5. Affirming the dignity of human and nonhuman beings
  6. Industrial animal farming has caused most new infectious diseases and risks more pandemics, experts warn
  7. How to keep cities pollution-free after virus lockdowns lift
  8. Working Undercover on a Factory Farm Traumatized Me
  9. The Human Cost of 'Culling' Livestock and 'Depopulating' Farms
  10. Zoo Animals Are Always on Lockdown

Some photos and photo services
generously donated by Photabulous


Fabulous Photos