Key AETA Supporter Suspended Over Animal Welfare

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Michelle Basso was a researcher at the University of Wisconsin who worked with primates. She testified in favor of the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act in front of the House Judiciary Committee. Now, she's been suspended from working with animals. From Current.com She was recently suspended from working with animals, a “rare move prompted by what officials called a ‘clear pattern’ of problems with animal welfare.”

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Tensions Mount over University of Florida Animal Research

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Wonder if that could get activists into trouble under AETA (Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act.) Animal rights activists are targeting a University of Florida researcher for his role in experiments on primates — even though he says he doesn't personally conduct animal research. Things are getting a little tense. Not sure I agree with posting the researcher's photo. This is a long article from the Gainesville Sun.

Conklin Farm Owner Will Not Face Charges

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The Union County sheriff's office said it had four veterinarians with experience in large-animal care review the tape. "In Interestingly enough, AETA has been dragged into this whole mess even though it's a case where animal abuse was probably committed by another employee facing charges. From the Columbus Dispatch. A Union County grand jury has decided the owner of a Union County dairy farm caught in an abuse scandal should not face criminal charges.on