Action Alerts

 

 

Ask Major Airlines to Stop Transporting Nonhuman Primates Destined for Use in Research Laboratories
Last month, Air Canada announced that it would no longer transport nonhuman primates bound for use in research facilities in large part because of the power of public opinion. Air Canada joins a number of other major airlines, including American, Delta, Lufthansa, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Air China and many others that have stopped transporting nonhuman primates for research. Before we can count this as a true victory, we need to keep the momentum going and contact the following airlines that continue to transport nonhuman primates destined for use in laboratories and urge them to stop this practice.

CONTACT:
United Airlines
Customer Care
United Airlines, Inc.
900 Grand Plaza Drive NHCCR
Houston, TX 77067-4323
Online contact form

Air France
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/airfrance
Online contact form:

China Eastern
Online contact form:

INFORMATION / TALKING POINTS

Your voice needs to be heard. Please contact these airlines and tell them:

You are disappointed that they are involved with transporting nonhuman primates destined for use in laboratories
Other major airlines, including Air Canada, Air China, American, Delta, Lufthansa, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and many others have already abandoned this cruel practice
To adopt policies against the transport of nonhuman primates bound for use in laboratories.

 

Ask the USDA to Seize Abused Bears
In 2012, PETA conducted an undercover investigation at Chief Saunooke Bear Park (CSBP), a roadside collection of bear pits in Cherokee, North Carolina. CSBP confines bears to desolate concrete cells, where they are forced to beg for food and are deprived of all that is natural and important to them.
PETA’s investigator found that the bored and frustrated bears turn endlessly in circles. One of them routinely rocks back and forth—a sign of profound deprivation and stress. They bite the metal cage bars, which breaks their teeth. This is painful and can cause bone infections, so it requires veterinary care, but PETA’s investigator never saw a veterinarian at CSBP or the bears given any pain relief.
In June 2012, the USDA charged CSBP with violating the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) and requested that its license be revoked or suspended. PETA submitted its evidence, which shows that many apparent AWA violations continue to occur, to the USDA and asked that it confiscate CSBP’s bears.
Please take a moment to request that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) immediately confiscate all bears from CSBP and work with PETA to place them in a safe, accredited sanctuary.
TAKE ACTION NOW: http://links.causes.com/s/clH6Cl?r=K9aV

 

Transportation Safety Administration: Stop losing our pets!
Sign the petition asking the TSA to implement a new policy on how to handle pets, including asking pet owners if they’d like to be screened in an enclosed room to reduce their pet’s stress and establishing a protocol on how to react if an animal does get loose.
Sign at Change.org

 

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Hi, I'm Rachel and I've been active with NARN as long as I've been vegan 13 years! I made the choice to be vegan after learning about what happens to egg laying chickens and dairy cows. I had previously been vegetarian for 7 years because I finally made the connection that beef came from cows and pork came from pigs (duh, I know). I didn't want my food choices to cause the death of an animal. It just seems like common sense to not eat animals if you care at all about animals, the earth or your fellow human beings. I became active with NARN because after I found out about the atrocities happening to animals, I felt that I had to do what I could to help stop these injustices. NARN is local, puts the animals first, and networks with other groups. We aren't worried about getting credit - just helping the animals. One of my favorite quotes is: "I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. It is, above all to matter, to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all." ~ Leo Rosten and "Progress in every age results only from the fact that there are some men and women who refuse to believe that what they know to be right cannot be done." --Russell W. Davenport

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