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Dissection Choice Signed Into Connecticut Law


Animals  (tags: children, culture, death, GoodNews, news, murder, violence, health, education, americans, activists, research, prevention, treatment, science, animals, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, GoodNews, killed, AnimalWelfare )

Kelly
- 529 days ago - our-compass.org
As the deadline approached, Connecticut's Gov. Dannel Malloy signed a state dissection choice bill into law! Connecticut makes 16 states plus Washington D.C. that have laws or policies allowing students modern alternatives to traditional dissection.



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Christeen Anderson (554)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 12:10 pm
This is good news. Thank you.
 

Sue Matheson (76)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 12:25 pm
thanks
 

Shan D. (49)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 12:50 pm
This is excellent. I wish I'd had such a choice in school. It was over 30 years ago, but I still feel guilty over the earthworm and frog I had to cut up, and grief over the dead cat I saw in the biology lab waiting for some student to desecrate it.
 

Jane Williams (165)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 2:55 pm
more than 40 years ago I refused to dissect. My teacher was understanding. If it came down to my principals I would have taken the F. This story is good news.
 

. (7)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 9:58 pm
This is great news, now to get the rest of the States to join in. Thanks Kelly
 

VinnieSick m. (327)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 10:42 pm
The Sisters tried to get be to dissect a small turtle. I stuck him in my pocket of my school sweater and after throwing him/her at a Bitch in the gravel yard we had on break and I seen the Sisters coming because the bitch chicken screamed like a little girl, I threw the Turtle over a fence into the bushes and yelled RUN... Off to Mother Superior's office again. *lol*
 

Danuta Watola (1217)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 3:20 am
noted
 

Yvonne F. (177)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 8:43 am
Fantastic!!!!! What a trauma both for the children and the animals!!! Thanks Kelly for this information
 
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