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L.A. - Protest Ringling Bros. Animal Cruelty July 14-19, 2016 at Staples Center!!

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Join the Protest Against Ringling Bros. Cruelty!
Los Angeles: Opening Night Thursday, 7/14/16!!

Please come speak out against Ringling Bros. cruelty to animals! This is their first Los Angeles show without the elephants, and it’s up to you to let Ringling know that ALL animals should be banned from the circus!

LCA is looking for volunteers to help with the protests! Please reply to this email if you can attend.

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L.A. Vigil for the Dogs of Yulin - 6/30/16! Join LCA and Chris DeRose!!

 

Vigil YulinDespite massive global outcry, the Yulin government failed yet again to protect the thousands of dogs and cats brutally killed for China's annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival, a 10-day massacre that starts on the summer solstice. The animals are kidnapped in faraway regions of China and trucked for hours in tiny metal cages with no food and water -- when they reach Yulin, they are beaten and killed.

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BREAKING!! Obama Signs Chemical Safety Act, Dramatically Reducing Animal Testing

ObamaVivisectionBlogImage.jpgToday, June 22, 2016, President Barack Obama signed historic legislation that will spare tens of thousands of animals from the barbaric and unnecessary torture of chemical testing.

The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act is a much-needed overhaul of the archaic Toxic Substances Control Act (created 40 years ago) and will steer chemical testing away from animal experimentation and toward newer, innovative and cruelty-free methods. Animal testing is notoriously unreliable, so this move benefits humans AND animals.

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LCA is On The Ground RIGHT NOW Fighting the Yulin Dog Meat Festival

LCA is On The Ground RIGHT NOW Fighting the Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Today, June 20, 2016 -- just one day before the bloody Yulin Dog Meat Festival -- LCA representatives met with local Yulin officials to demand enforcement of health regulations which would prevent the slaughter of dogs at area slaughterhouses and were told that inspectors would not be conducting inspections.  

LCA representatives have now filed a complaint with the state council to gain an official order requiring the onsite inspection of the slaughterhouses where LCA documented dogs being killed without the requisite health certificates.

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Progress in Yulin, China! Government Pledges Action to Stop Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Progress in Yulin, China! Government Pledges Action to Stop Yulin Dog Meat Festival

For the first time, the government of Yulin, China has pledged to take action to stop the barbaric Yulin Dog Meat Festival, where 10,000 dogs are ruthlessly slaughtered and eaten each year on the summer solstice. This is major progress, and follows massive global outcry including a long-running campaign and multiple groundbreaking investigations by LCA.

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