New Mexico Governor Opposes Chimp Transfer

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Bill Richardson is asking to tour a former medical research lab in southern New Mexico that houses more than 200 chimpanzees. Tags: chimpanzees animal research animal laboratories Texas new mexico From the AP. Richardson made the comment Tuesday after meeting in Bethesda, Md. with officials of the National Institutes of Health, which contracts with a private company to care for the chimps.

Horse Slaughterhouse Proposed in New Mexico

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This article reaffirms my belief that it's more humane to slaughter horses in the US than to ship them for slaughter to Canada or Mexico. mexico meat horses horse slaughter Slaughterhouse farm animal welfare united statesI don't like it either way, but one is better than the other for sure.

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Alamagordo Chimps Fate Still Uncertain

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Almagordo Chimp Story Hits the Los Angeles Times

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PETA Enters Alamagordo Primate Controversy

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The Governor of New Mexico has already met with the National Institutes of Health to try and stop this transfer with no apparent success. Tags: chimpanzees animal research primates National Institutes of Health PETA new mexico Here's an opinion piece from Ingrid Newkirk arguing to stop the transfer of 202 "retired" chimpanzees to a Texas facility where they may be subjected to more experimentation.

Write to Your Congressional Representatives to Help the Almagordo Chimps

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Dear Senator Murray, I have read articles in the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times about the chimpanzees at Holloman Air Force Base. Sincerely, Tags: chimpanzees animal research almagordo primates new mexico Here is the text we sent to Congressman Jim McDermott and Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray. It's based on the suggested text we saw on the web site for Physicians for Responsible Medicine.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Ranks States on Animal Protection

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And the worst: Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arkansas, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, South Dakota, Wyoming You can check out the whole report on their web site. The ALDF has released a report on how different states' animal protection laws stack up. Among the best: California, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Oregon.

Jusani; Clothes for a Cause

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Jusani Culture is a haute lifestyle brand representing a new culture of supporters for a no-kill nation. They were kind enough to send us the shirt you see in the photo, and it is a new favorite.

New York City’s oldest dog, Paco Sosa

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Paco Sosa, New York City’s oldest dog, is the subject of a new film called Wolf Dog. Wolf Dog, is the story of Paco Sosa and his owner Bernadine’s journey to New Mexico to help him find his peace.

NYT Opens the Door to the Humane Myth

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In this morning's New York Times editorial " There Is No 'Humane' Execution ," we have an imperfect yet nevertheless baby step toward acknowledgment of the HumaneMyth. The imperfection comes at the end of the editorial with: "Earlier this year, New Mexico repealed its death penalty, joining 14 other states — and the District of Columbia — that do not allow it.