Anti-Vivisection Activists Address Scottish Parliament

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Scotland for Animals have arranged for two of the worlds leading experts on non-animal research to speak at the Scottish Parliament {on October 5}. Dr Ray Greek, President of Americans for Medical Advancement and consultant Dr Andre Menache will be joining the animal charity in asking MSP's and the Scottish Government to take urgent action to end the use of animals in experiments. Tags: UK scotland animal research vivisection

Vivisection is Up There with Waterboarding

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The author is the press officer for the Animal Liberation Press Office. Tags: animal experimentation animal research vivisection medical research Barbaric, backwards and best belonging to the Middle Ages? I say "yes" and it's time to pursue the alternatives. This is an excellent, excellent opinion piece.

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Help Release Chimps from Medical Research

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Project R&R is a campaign of the New England Anti-Vivisection Society. Tags: chimpanzees animal research animal cruelty vivisection anti-cruelty medical research Visit this site.

Thousands Offered for Primate Freedom

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An animal rights activist has offered $30,000 to anyone who facilitates the freeing of primates, or the end of vivisection, at the University of Kansas, a place cited for numerous animal welfare violations. Tags: University of Kansas animal research vivisection primates

A Reluctant Vivisector

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For all of you who think there are no moral quandaries to vivisection and animal research, read this. At least someone who has conducted animal research has a conscience and is willing to write about it. Read it and tell me that the end, or even the simple limitation, of animal research is nothing more than "darn government regulators! They just want to take away our rights to research!"

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Air Canada Criticized for Transporting Research Monkeys

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The arrival of 48 monkeys on a flight from China this weekend has brought Air Canada under fire for shipping primates destined for research laboratories, but the airline says it is obliged by federal law to accept monkeys as cargo. A Pearson International Airport employee tipped off the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection that a shipment of monkeys destined for Montreal was being held at the Toronto airport after arriving from China on Saturday. Awful.

When You Have to Make a Choice About Your Beliefs

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I've decided to quit my book club, which I dearly love, because of a member who works in medical research and supports animal experimentation. Then I read more about what's happening at the New Iberia Research Center in Louisiana. Here's a post from Animals and Politics. For at least a year, I have had a serious problem with XXXX and, specifically, her position on animals. She has no issues with vivisection either. Tags: animal research