American Anti-Vivisection Society

American Anti-Vivisection Society

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS) is an organization created with the goal of eliminating a number of different procedures done by medical and cosmetic groups in relation to animal cruelty in the United States. It seeks to help the betterment of animal life and human-animal interaction through legislation reform. Their official mission statement is "to unequivocally oppose and work to end experimentation on animals and to oppose all other forms of cruelty to animals." Member of International Association Against Painful Experiments on Animals, since 1980. The American Anti-Vivisection Society was formed in 1883 in Philadelphia. The group was inspired by the Cruelty of Animals Act recently passed in the United Kingdom and began with the goal of regulating the use of animals in science and society. After a few years, the intention switched from regulation to the complete abolition of vivisection in scientific testing. The two female founding members - Caroline Earle White and Mary Frances Lowell - worked with their husbands in the Pennsylvania Society to Prevent Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA).show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136550326
  • 9786136550329