What Cost Savings? A Closer Look at the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act of 2011

The status and future of chimpanzee research in the US are at the heart of much discussion lately in both scientific and public (also here and here) spheres.  A committee convened by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to consider the issue held a number of meetings and is expected to report its findings to the … Continue reading What Cost Savings? A Closer Look at the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act of 2011

HSUS Donations Scandal

ABC recently ran an expose on HSUS donations - how HSUS have misled the public over their relations with the local humane societies (which run local shelters): Click here for the video Check HSUS's annual budget yourselves (part 2). Of a little over $100 million they receive in donations, only around $6 million (6%) goes … Continue reading HSUS Donations Scandal