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PCRM Online September 2012

 September 2012 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act

Time Is Running Out: Save Hundreds of Chimpanzees
Chaos, an 8-year-old chimpanzee, died last year while being transported to a notorious laboratory in Louisiana that performs chimpanzee experiments. In this CNN newscast, PCRM director of government affairs Elizabeth Kucinich explains how passage of the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act this year could save hundreds of chimpanzees like Chaos. Watch Newscast >

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Kickstart Anniversary: New Cooking Demos, Celeb Coach
It’s been three years since PCRM launched the 21-Day Vegan Kickstart. The latest began on Monday with new cooking demonstration videos and a new celeb coach. Watch Blue Corn Chip Salad Demo >


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Army Kills Animals in National Guard Training Course
Ten pigs were shot, burned, cut open, and/or had their limbs amputated last month in an Army National Guard medical training course at Camp Ripley in Minnesota, despite PCRM's protest. Passage of the BEST Practices Act could phase out the use of animals in courses like these. Contact Congress >

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Yvonne DeLaRosaVegetariano en 21 Dias: PCRM Launches Spanish-Language Kickstart
Vegetariano en 21 Dias launches on Oct. 1 to help Spanish speakers in the United States, Latin America, and around the world follow PCRM’s free online Kickstart program that has helped hundreds of thousands of people switch to a healthful plant-based diet. Celebs >


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PCRM’s Research Without Cruelty Friend-Raiser
Alec Baldwin and 150 guests gathered in the Amagansett, N.Y., home of John Bradham on Aug. 25 for a fundraiser to support PCRM, including the newly launched Research Without Cruelty campaign. Event Photos >


Let's Really Move

"Let's Really Move" Asks White House to Get Junk Food Out of School Lunches
PCRM’s “Let’s Really Move” ads in Washington, D.C., tried to get the stalled “Let’s Move” campaign back in gear this summer. School children on the print ads asked that milk, cheese, and hot dogs, which contribute to obesity, diabetes, and cancer, be moved out of school lunches. See Ads >



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