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ACTION ALERT: Stop Mississippi's Cruel Pig Lab ! PLEASE ACTION / SIGN !


Animals  (tags: pigs, tortured, mutilated, horrific cruelty mississippi labratory )

Simone
- 1368 days ago - change.org
UMMC uses live pigs in its medical student physiology lab, which is scheduled to occur four times this month and will involve a total of 32 pigs. In these laboratory sessions, students will place catheters in the arteries and veins of the pigs, block



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Past Member (0)
Monday January 24, 2011, 9:32 am
Signed, noted.
 

Annie Cowling (118)
Monday January 24, 2011, 9:44 am
signed, thank-you Simone
 

Erin R. (171)
Monday January 24, 2011, 9:55 am
Done!
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday January 24, 2011, 12:14 pm
signed and noted
 

Cindy C. (125)
Monday January 24, 2011, 1:21 pm
signed it for the poor little thing awwww
 

. (0)
Monday January 24, 2011, 2:27 pm
simone -thx, s/n
 

. (0)
Monday January 24, 2011, 2:29 pm
was thinking, while i understand the students aspirations to possibly become doctors, vets, etc. but they too should take a stand - how powerful that would be....
 

Trish K. (93)
Monday January 24, 2011, 4:00 pm
Noted-Signed-Facebooked
 

Elisa M. (93)
Monday January 24, 2011, 5:40 pm

Gladly signed, thanks Simone.
 

Kenny V. (173)
Monday January 24, 2011, 6:34 pm
#125 Thanks Simone...Have a great week!
 

Nyack Clancy (445)
Monday January 24, 2011, 9:53 pm
Noted and signed- thank you Simone
 

Beverly L. (72)
Tuesday January 25, 2011, 7:10 am
Noted and signed ~ thank you Simone!
 

Mervi R. (74)
Tuesday January 25, 2011, 5:31 pm
noted, signed
 

Alison A. (237)
Tuesday January 25, 2011, 6:12 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Simone.
 

Fran F. (114)
Tuesday January 25, 2011, 10:49 pm
Done, thanks. Seven med schools in North American still practicing on live animals is seven too many, but it is progress.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 25, 2011, 11:53 pm
noted and signed
 

gerlinde p. (161)
Wednesday January 26, 2011, 12:42 am
signed
 

. (0)
Wednesday January 26, 2011, 12:56 am
Thank you for signing the petition "Stop Mississippi's Cruel Pig Lab"
 

Walter Firth (45)
Wednesday January 26, 2011, 1:01 am
Noted and signed
 

tracey p. (84)
Wednesday January 26, 2011, 1:32 am
noted and signed. Thank you.
 

Mrs Shakespeare (35)
Wednesday January 26, 2011, 3:36 am
Disgusting! They call this education?!
Signed.
 

Sunny k. (47)
Wednesday January 26, 2011, 7:12 am
What so hard giving heart for pigs??? Pigs were never born as dirty animals!!~~People created them as dirty!!.... PIgs are soo cute!!! People just don't see that!!! All people think about pigs is ..testing the,. and eating them.!!! Really don't understand!!! PPLEASE GIVE THEM A CHANCE!
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Wednesday January 26, 2011, 8:54 am
Signed and noted, thank you!
 

Melody Aragorn (135)
Wednesday January 26, 2011, 2:17 pm
If humans care to look beyond their food table, and their sheer stupidity, they would learn that there have been studies which have proved…

Pigs are omnivores and are highly social and intelligent animals.
Pigs lead complex social lives that behaviorists once believed to be true only of primates.
Pigs use their grunts to communicate with each other.
Pigs have a good sense of direction, and can find their way home from long distances.
They learn from watching one another. They form close bonds with each other and other species. Pigs enjoy close contact and will lie close together when resting.
Pigs outsmart each other. One will often follow another pig to food before grabbing it away from him, and the pig who was tricked will change behaviors to reduce how many times it is tricked.
Mother pigs “sing to their piglets” while they are nursing.
Piglets learn their names by two to three weeks of age and respond when called.
Pigs rank #4 in animal intelligence behind chimpanzees, dolphins and elephants.
Pigs dream.

Say no to experimenting, abusing, killing or farming of pigs!!
Respect their intelligence!!
Respect the Pig!!

Noted and signed.
Thank you Simone
 

AniMae Chi (415)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 4:26 pm
signed # 384
 

Darlene W. (68)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:16 am
signed
 

Hannah H. (98)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 10:03 am
Noted & signed!
 

Constance F. (434)
Monday January 31, 2011, 6:48 pm
Noted. Signed.Thank you
 

Ira M. (211)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 8:42 am
Signed and noted, thank you!
 

Peggy A. (109)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 8:16 am
Noted and signed
 

. (0)
Thursday March 17, 2011, 3:43 pm
Signed.
 
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