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12-year-old Organizes Fundraiser for UARC

When she wasn’t busy running (and beating the boys) in track tournaments, volunteering at the Humane Society of Utah, or building solar panels and helping stray dogs on a Navajo reservation, 12-year-old Addie spent her time this summer organizing a fundraiser for UARC. Addie called UARC to tell us she wanted to do a fundraiser, and […]

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UARC CELEBRATES DECISION STRIKING DOWN UTAH’S ‘AG-GAG’ LAW AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL

Utah Animal Rights Coalition (UARC) is celebrating today after the United States Federal Court for the District of Utah declared Utah’s “ag-gag” law unconstitutional. Utah’s ag-gag law made it a crime punishable by imprisonment to photograph or record abuse of animals on factory farms. In his decision, Judge Robert J. Shelby stated that this law […]

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The Shameful Bear Circus at the Salt Lake County Fair

the great bear show animal cruelty

Following an investigation by UARC on opening night at the Salt Lake County Fair, we urge our supporters to join us in pressuring the fair organizers to immediately cancel all future scheduled performances of “The Great Bear Show,” a bear circus currently featured at the event. This morning, UARC filed an urgent complaint with USDA officials, alleging violations of […]

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Crowdsourcing Transparency in Government

In May 2016, the University of Utah was cited by federal authorities for violating the Animal Welfare Act  when a monkey was  burned during a procedure. Written protocols called for a warming blanket to be used and for the animals’ temperature to be continuously monitored. Neither precaution was taken. In a desperate attempt to bring the animal’s […]

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Numerous activists hold signs at Ringling Circus Protest Downtown Salt Lake City

  Volunteer with UARC Are you passionate about helping animals, people, and the environment? Take your commitment to the next level and become a UARC volunteer! UARC volunteers help with a variety of projects including: Handing out literature and talking to people about living vegan at tabling events (farmers markets, outside concerts, etc.) Cooking and […]

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UARC Presents SLC VegFest 2016

UARC is excited to present SLC VegFest, a FREE event open to the public, on September 10th, 2016. At SLC VegFest, Utahns will learn how we can save up to 100 animals each year, significantly lessen our impact on the environment, and improve our overall health by simply leaving animal products off our plates. The […]

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Meat Is Sucking Utah Dry, “H2Oath” Should Urge Veganism

Earlier this week, the Utah Division of Water Resources announced a new initiative called “H2Oath”, a “pledge” that Utahns can take to help conserve water. The pledge includes promises to change individual behavior in nine different ways, like only running the dishwasher when it is full, letting our lawns grow longer, and reducing “average shower […]

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UARC: Promoting Vegan Living and Fighting Animal Cruelty in Utah

Utah Animal Rights Coalition (UARC) is excited to launch our website, a continually expanding resource for animal issues in Utah. We are a volunteer-run 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting vegan living and fighting animal cruelty. Our primary focus is education and advocacy. In our first year, UARC’s goals are to: Increase transparency and provide substantive data […]

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