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What does AAVS stand for?

AAVS stands for American Anti-Vivisection Society

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There are eight national animal protection groups behind the CCIC: American Anti-Vivisection Society American Humane Association, Animal Alliance of Canada, Beauty Without Cruelty USA, Doris Day Animal League, The Humane Society of Canada, The Humane Society of the United States, MSPCA Center for Laboratory Animal Welfare.
The Humane Society of the United States and the American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS) gave the disobedient bio-entrepreneur a stern swat in the form of a jointly issued report titled "Buyer Beware: Pet Cloning is NOT for Pet Lovers" Cloning foes characterize the practice as cruel, manipulative, and pointless, a domain of hucksters who exploit grieving pet widows and sell eternity by proxy through bad science and ostensibly immortal schnauzers.
Nina Mak Research Analyst American Anti-Vivisection Society Jenkintown, PA Editor's Note: In late December, the FDA declared that food from cloned animals is safe for consumption and the government is unlikely to require labeling of cloned food.
When scientists engage in animal research, "they violate the rights of an animal to be free from unnatural diseases, injuries, or mental and behavior problems," says John McArdle, a biologist with the American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS), once an animal researcher himself.
CONTACT: American Anti-Vivisection Society, 801 Old York Road, #204, Jenkintown, PA 19046-1685/(800)SAYAAVS; Ethical Science Education Coalition, 167 Milk Street, Suite 423, Boston, MA 02109/(617)367-9143; HSUS, 2100 L Street NW, Washington, DC 20037/(202) 452-1100.