Raising Voices: Animal Research Advocacy and Community Engagement

Animal rights groups and extremists have raised a very loud chorus against animal research. Well-funded, media-savvy campaigns and over-the-top publicity stunts ensure that the public receives a biased and negative message about the role and value of animal studies.¬† As a result of decades of investment in extensive campaigning, these groups have contributed to decreasing … Continue reading Raising Voices: Animal Research Advocacy and Community Engagement

Speaking (of Research) to the West Coast – University Tour!

During World Week for Animal In Labs (19th - 27th April), I will be travelling to Washington, Oregon and California to give talks to university students about the importance of animal research, and why students must stand up to defend it. I still have one or two days free (and I am prepared to give … Continue reading Speaking (of Research) to the West Coast – University Tour!

PETA Staff join SR Facebook group – defection or deceit?

I'd like to give a warm welcome to Speaking of Research's two newest Facebook Group members - Justin Goodman (Winner of PETA's prized "Nanci Alexander Award" for best activist, and now permanent staff at PETA), and Ryan Huling (College Campaign Coordinator for PETA). However, one must wonder why PETA staff are joining a group which … Continue reading PETA Staff join SR Facebook group – defection or deceit?

Press Release: Speaking of Research: Students Stand Up for Animal Testing

Contact: Tom Holder - 703 395 0646 Speaking of Research: Students Stand Up for Animal Testing (Alexandria, VA) - The tide could be turning against animal rights activists who demonstrate on campuses around the nation. Today marks the launch of Speaking of Research (SR), a student outreach organization, which aims to rally students and faculty … Continue reading Press Release: Speaking of Research: Students Stand Up for Animal Testing