MUST READ: How we treat old chimpanzees — and what that says about us by Jeff Sebo "What happens to these chimpanzees matters because these chimpanzees matter, and because this case is sadly representative." #AnimalRights #Chimpanzees
Opinion: How we treat old chimpanzees — and what that says about us (via )
"We use 100 million animals per year in research. Every one of these animals, including the 44 chimpanzees currently being held in New Mexico, is an individual who deserves to be treated with dignity." Thanks
"Every one of these animals, including the 44 chimpanzees currently being held in New Mexico, is an individual who deserves to be treated with dignity," writes .
"What happens to these chimpanzees matters because these #chimpanzees matter, and because this case is sadly representative" of how #animals are treated in invasive research. Good piece by cc #animalwelfare
Last week, the NIH said it will break its promise to move 44 chimpanzees to sanctuary. The review process was bad, and so is the outcome. Today in the , I call for the NIH to revisit its decision with a balanced and independent review process.
The state of 44 chimpanzees in New Mexico is sadly representative. We use 100 million animals per year for research. After, we kill or confine nearly all of them, with no independent review. I argue in the that this needs to end, starting now.