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RELEASE: Thousands of Attendees Expected at Inaugural SLC VegFest this Saturday at SLC Library Square

September 6, 2016 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amy Meyer, amy@slcveg.com This Saturday, thousands of vegans and veg-curious people will descend on the Salt Lake City Main Library Plaza for the inaugural “SLC VegFest,” a free festival presented by the Utah Animal Rights Coalition (UARC). VegFest will feature food, a beer garden, live music, and […]

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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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UARC Volunteers Serve Vegan Dinner to Teens at Youth Resource Center

10 UARC volunteers in kitchen at youth resource center salt lake city

On Saturday evening, a group of ten UARC volunteers cooked and served a vegan dinner at the Youth Resource Center.  Operated by Volunteers of America, the Youth Resource Center is a safe place for youth ages 15-22 years of age who are experiencing or at-risk of homelessness. They provide emergency overnight shelter, services and case management. Each year they serve […]

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Get Involved

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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A Monkey Tale

News story highlighting animal testing mysteriously disappears By Colby Frazier, City Weekly. Original article here.   Frik, a monkey that underwent lab testing at U of U in 2009. This is not the monkey that was euthanized. The story was made for television: A University of Utah research laboratory is performing tests on monkeys. A dose of […]

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Official Report: Dog Found Dying in Parked Car had Internal Temperature “Too High to Register”

UARC Calls for Changes to Local Laws to Prevent Future Tragedies JUNE 8, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jeff Dixon SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Utah Animal Rights Coalition (UARC) has obtained disturbing investigative reports from Salt Lake County Animal Services regarding the tragic incident last weekend where a  a yellow Labrador retriever was left to die in a parked […]

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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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