16 Mar '12, 8pm

British funnyman Ricky Gervais launches a new global campaign to stop animal testing in cosmetics

is very funny. In fact, the British comedian (and three-time Golden Globes host) is using his star power to put a stop to the antiquated and ineffective practice . As the public face of Cruelty-Free International , a new global nonprofit by veteran animal-rights group BUAV , Gervais wants a worldwide ban on what he calls “cruel and unnecessary” suffering. “Animal testing for cosmetics is still allowed in most of the world,” he says. “That means thousands of animals can continue to die for the sake of a new shampoo.”

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/ricky-gervais-launches-cruelty-f...

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