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  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates Coast Guard Intention to End Live Tissue Training
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Animal Rights

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) celebrated U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft’s indication that the Coast Guard would end the use of live tissue training, in which live animals are shot, stabbed, and ultimately euthanized as a means of medical instruction for Coast Guard personnel. At Thursday's House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee hearing, Congresswoman Roybal-Allard, the subcommittee's Ranking Democrat, questioned the commandant about the Coast Guard's ... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Helps Introduce Bill to Increase Transparency about Federal Animal Testing
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Animal Rights

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) is an original cosponsor of H.R. 816, the bipartisan Federal Accountability in Chemical Testing (FACT) Act, which would improve government agencies’ reporting about their progress to replace inaccurate, multimillion-dollar animal tests with faster, less costly, and more effective alternative methods for assessing the safety of chemicals, drugs, foods, cosmetics, and other substances. Among the agencies covered by the act are the Environmental Protectio... Read more