Protest To Stop Pointless Radiation Experiments

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PETA organized protests to stop these stupid radiation experiments on spider monkeys. Tags: animal research Stupid primates NASA The purpose is to determine how astronauts would fare on the way to Mars. To Mars? We can't even get out of Afghanistan and we're going to Mars. Next year? Give me an effing break.

NASA Suspends Radiation Experiments

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For more than a year, we have worked to block NASA’s planned radiation experiments on live squirrel monkeys. We have just learned that the experiments have been cancelled. NASA has also announced its intention to “undertake a comprehensive review of the agency's current research and technology development plans to see how they align with the President's plan for human spaceflight,” the findings of which “will inform [its] decision making moving forward.”

Ex NASA Employee Joins PETA Protest

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April Jean Evans was a NASA engineer, but resigned her position in protest over radiation experiments on monkeys. She's living with her brother now and falling into debt, but she is dedicated to working with PETA and other organizations to try to ban primates in experiments. It was a PETA protest outside her work location that alerted her to the experiments in the first place.showing that any action in defense of animals may have impacts on people that we don't even realize.

Tensions Mount over University of Florida Animal Research

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Not sure I agree with posting the researcher's photo. 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. website, where she posted the researcher's address and a picture of his home. Tags: university of florida animal research activism primates Things are getting a little tense.

On Different Results of Direct Action

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research) rally in defense of his community (he considers himself a proxy for the entire UCLA community). He speaks of the "mixed message of the animal rights community" that animals are so much like us, yet not enough like us to experiment on. Then he and the interviewer describe some of the experiments. And then comes Dr. Jerry Vlasak at about minute 17 of 27, who says Jentsch is "using the same arguments used when experimenting on black people" not so long ago.