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Stop Funding to Huntingdon Life Science Laboratories ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )

Cher Away
- 478 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Huntingdon Life Science is Europe's most exposed animal testing laboratory and have been filmed cutting open monkeys while still alive, punching animals in the face, falsifying experimental test data and flouting regulations on a regular basis.



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Allan Yorkowitz (457)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 2:57 pm
Dear God, what a picture.
 

Nyack Clancy (426)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 3:03 pm
Signed- thank you Cher
 

Angelika R. (146)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 3:05 pm
Signed- CLOSE the facility!
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 3:07 pm
S&N
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 3:08 pm
Its done.
 

Barbara D. (109)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 3:09 pm
NS&S. Barbara, You signed on March 20,
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (272)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 3:17 pm
Signed
 

Joe R. (187)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 3:22 pm
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.
 

Natasha Salgado (506)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 3:28 pm
That image is very tough to look at. How can these people live with themselves...i'll never know but i do know that this evil place needs to be shut down. Def signed and shared,thanks.
 

Mike S. (85)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 3:36 pm
Done! Thank you Cher.
 

Marlene Dinkins (229)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 3:40 pm
noted and signed this is too horrible!!!! i thoght htis place were closed down!!!!! poor doggies.!!!!
 

Lisa Neste (695)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 3:43 pm
Lisa, You signed on March 20, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
AstraZeneca, Headquarters and Pharmaceuticals LP
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 3:44 pm
s&n thx:))
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 3:54 pm
Signed.
 

Pat B. (352)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 4:03 pm
TY,Cher.Done.
 

naomi cohen (62)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 4:23 pm
the picture makes me so sick. the act is so vile. so, so signed, cher. thank you for this.
 

Erin R. (170)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 4:59 pm
n & s
 

Christeen Anderson (468)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 5:04 pm
Signed.
 

Mandi T. (421)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 5:04 pm
S/S
 

Vicky P. (461)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 5:09 pm
noted and signed
 

Lisa sick Windsor (154)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 5:13 pm
Done, so sad and infuriating! Thanks, Cher
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 5:24 pm
Signed. Thank you. Jeeez. How can anyone hurt a little beagle?
 

Eve L. (61)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 5:35 pm
How can those people sleep at night. There's a place in hell for them. I wish them the worst in their horrible lives.
Signed and noted.
 

Fran away F. (109)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 5:45 pm
Noted, signed and shared, with contempt for these evil practices! Thanks, Cher.
 

Fran away F. (109)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 5:49 pm
This horrible and sleazy company should change its name to Huntingdon DEATH Laboratories.
 

Birgitta S. (221)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 7:09 pm
Done. against Hidiousness. CRUELCRUEL.
 

pam w. (191)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 7:25 pm
Done...thanks!
 

Patricia E. G. (78)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 7:46 pm
I have signed this petition
Thank you Cher
 

PennyAWAY M. (124)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 10:47 pm
Heartbreaking! Noted and signed, thanks Cher.
 

Mike H. (216)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 11:41 pm
Michael, You signed on March 20, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
AstraZeneca, Headquarters and Pharmaceuticals LP
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 12:05 am
Noted and signed.
 

Mm M. (449)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 12:39 am
OMG...If I didn't feel sick before this did it. Dear Lord!
 

Floodedarea Please Help (220)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 1:39 am
Done!
Thank you, Cher.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (377)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 1:57 am
Noted and signed.
 

Ruth L. (288)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 2:35 am
Noted and signed. Thanks
 

AniMae Chi (388)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 2:47 am
# 125
 

Frans Badenhorst (546)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 3:20 am
Frans, You signed on March 21, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
AstraZeneca, Headquarters and Pharmaceuticals LP
 

desanka s. (375)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 4:02 am
SAMPLE LETTER:

TO: david.brennan@astrazeneca.com, simon.lowth@astrazeneca.com, tony.zook@AstraZeneca.com, bruno.angelici@AstraZeneca.com, david.smith@AstraZeneca.com, jan.lundberg@AstraZeneca.com, lynn.tetrault@AstraZeneca.com, peter.bonfield@AstraZeneca.com, Andrew.Witty@gsk.com, Julian.Heslop@gsk.com, Moncef.Slaoui@gsk.com, David.Pulman@gsk.com, Marc.Dunoyer@gsk.com, Chris.Viehbacher@gsk.com, John.Clarke@gsk.com, Simon.M.Bicknell@gsk.com, Daniel.Phelan@gsk.com,Claire.x.Thomas@gsk.com

Dear Sir/Madam,
I am concerned about the welfare of animals used in the development of your products. I understand that both AstraZeneca and GlaxoSmithKline severed ties with Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) after an investigation exposed routine animal abuse inside the research facility.
Your good faith in Huntingdon's promise to "clean up its act" led you to renew your contract. Sadly, abuse remains the norm at HLS. As recently as 2008, a published report about primate trafficking across South America and Asia described wild-caught monkeys squashed in cages for 30-hour treks to Huntingdon Life Sciences in Cambridgeshire.
Inside the primate unit, an undercover worker saw restrained monkeys forcibly overdosed on test materials via tube or inhalation. He recorded animals in filthy cages who “went crazy,” gnawing fingers and toes to the bone. One primate was tube fed after self-inflicted wounds left her face in shreds. The investigator counted 217 monkeys killed in just five studies for customers such as GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca.
I respectfully ask you to re-join the global list of customers, suppliers and financiers who dropped HLS after learning about the lab’s habitual abuse, falsification of test data, sloppy protocol, and employee misconduct.
Evidence from seven investigations over 12 years has exposed Huntingdon for multiple breaches of the U.S. Animal Welfare Act, the arrest of workers on animal cruelty charges, more than 520 infringements of Good Laboratory Practice in England, and a $50,000 payoff to the U.S. Agriculture Department for misstated records and animal welfare violations.
In 2005, two former HLS workers testified that animals were insufficiently anesthetized before invasive procedures, such as painful extraction of bone marrow from the chest bone. Workers transferred blood into the wrong tubes. One “would go in and out about five times with the same needle, not hitting the vein", the past employee maintained. "I saw co-workers grab (dogs) by the scruff, shout and swear at them, swing them by the scruff and slap them."
Many labs now meet testing criterion with non-animal methods that yield data more relevant to human health. HLS, on the other hand, abuses animals for invalid and redundant experiments.
I urge you to permanently terminate all business with Huntingdon Life Sciences. Thank you for your valuable time and consideration.
Sincerely
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Signed, thank you Cher!
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 4:08 am
Noted and signed.
Thanks
 

Danuta Watola (1174)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 4:27 am
noted
 

Georgeta Trandafir (33)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 4:38 am
noted an signed
 

Sandi C. (236)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 5:22 am
signed,picture makes me see red how can they do that to a innocent animal?
 

Carol H. (229)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 6:11 am
signed for sure!!!!
 

John S. (297)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 6:13 am
Signed and noted.
 

Ruth S. (313)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 6:30 am
Signed
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 6:46 am
S+N
 

. (0)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 7:23 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 8:51 am
Armand, You signed on March 21, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
AstraZeneca, Headquarters and Pharmaceuticals LP
TU Cher and Desanka
 

Beth M. (244)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 9:10 am
Done.
 

Gabriele R. (29)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 9:13 am
Absolutely dreadful,noted and signed
 

Carol D. (104)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 10:03 am
This is disgusting that people can still be doing these awful experiments on animals and being extremely cruel at the same time Its time to close these horrific places down We dont need animal experiments now and we dont need the heartless cruel people in this world that can treat animals like this I suggest they start to use the people there for experiments instead A much better idea though i dont think they would like it but they deserve it
Have already sent multiple emails although a couple came back

S&N
 

Amy E. (66)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 10:51 am
n/s
 

. (0)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 11:42 am
done. What a pitiful and heart wrenching picture. It speaks volumes. Close the damned place down
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 1:03 pm
Noted and signed. The picture is heartbreaking. This place has to be closed down.
 

Sarah G. (111)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 3:17 pm
signed, thanks ~ This place is an abomination and should be shut down.
 

bilja c. (48)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 3:20 pm
Signed. Mails sent and some could not be delivered.
 

Hugo L. (281)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 4:17 pm
Noyed & signed, thanks Cher.
 

Ruth AWAY M. (252)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 4:18 pm
Signed & noted. Shocking picture poor beagles!!
 

Michela m. (3802)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 6:34 pm
S&N
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 11:04 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher...
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 22, 2013, 5:28 am

Olivia, You signed on March 22, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
AstraZeneca, Headquarters and Pharmaceuticals LP
 

Gudrun D. (396)
Friday March 22, 2013, 5:22 pm
Signed - thank you Cher!
 

Michela m. (3802)
Friday March 22, 2013, 5:28 pm


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s.parameswaran Shanmugam (11)
Friday March 22, 2013, 9:25 pm
noted and signed
 

jeanne schreurs (197)
Saturday March 23, 2013, 4:15 am
this is horrible.
Signed.
 

Carol Bischoff (364)
Saturday March 23, 2013, 8:06 am
Noted and signed.
 

Muriel Servaege (38)
Tuesday March 26, 2013, 2:14 pm
My god! How babarous! Horrible! Signed, of course.
 

Jude Hand (56)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 10:49 am
Noted and signed w/comment.
 

Yvonne F. (164)
Monday April 15, 2013, 10:47 am
Already signed this great petition, but now noted as well!!! Thanks Cher
 

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Sunday May 12, 2013, 3:37 pm
signed
 
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