PETA has been working diligently working with federal agencies, trying to make them understand that it is unsafe and unhealthy to poison animals for our benefit. Those in Washington, D. C. are finally agreeing, resulting in the passage of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. However, the final version of the bill is still awaiting for the signature of the President making it into law.
This bill contains crucial language to replace and reduce use of animals in any type of chemical toxicity tests. This bill has finally crossed a major milestone after years of hoping and waiting but it still is facing one last minute hurdle, taking much longer to pass than expected. Read full story at http://www.peta.org/action/action-alerts/victory-minimize-agonizing-chemical-tests-animals/
This is a crucial issue and we want to encourage the Senate and House of Representatives to be more diligent in passing and signing the final version of this bill, the Toxic Substances Control Act. We have to put an end to these agonizing chemical testing that is performed on animals. You can help us in our efforts by signing and sharing this petition. This bill has been a long time coming and we need to encourage/promote the passing of this bill.
House of Representatives and Senate – We are signing this petition as a strong effort to encourage you to be more diligent in finalizing and signing the Toxic Substances Control Act. You need to be more diligent in ensuring that you do whatever is necessary to pass this bill with language that would replace and reduce use of animals in any type of chemical toxicity tests.