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Victory!! NIH Director Accepts Recommendations to Retire Research Chimpanzees | the Jane Goodall Institute

Animals  (tags: chimpanzees, research, cruelty, animalrights, animaladvocates, retire, jane goodall institute )

- 1214 days ago -
After a long public debate and years of advocacy, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) heralded the decision today by Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to accept the recommendation of an expert scientific advisory panel

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Ed Plenderleith (4)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 7:47 am
Great news :)

Ben Oscarsito (258)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 8:27 am
Well, there shouldn't be ONE chimpanzee in research anywhere...DAMMIT!!!

Ben Oscarsito (258)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 8:32 am
The Jane Goodall Institute:

Sue H. (6)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 8:35 am
Very Good News Indeed!

Christeen Anderson (661)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 8:38 am
This was a no brainer. Thanks for this great news. Please no more animals used for research.

natasha salgado (715)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 9:36 am
Though i'm thrilled with this news---why not retire the other 50 poor souls??? No Chimp should be left behind! Thx Tamara

Terry V. (30)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 10:18 am

Ljiljana Milic (110)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 10:24 am
Good news is always welcome, but I agree with Natasha!
&Noted & Thank you Tamara for posting.

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 11:02 am
great news,thank you for sharing

Tamara Hayes (185)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 11:03 am
You cannot currently send a star to Natasha because you have done so within the last day.

Yvonne F. (180)
Friday June 28, 2013, 2:46 am
Fantastic!!! Now the last 50 should be included too!!! Thanks Tamara for sharing!

Frances Darcy (225)
Friday June 28, 2013, 12:22 pm
They should all be retired ... but good news.

Melody Long (1)
Friday June 28, 2013, 1:35 pm
Chimps are our closest animal relatives; why should we use them in research? That is just sacrilige! Thanks, and noted.

Stephanie O (23)
Friday June 28, 2013, 1:41 pm
I echo everyone else here when I ask: what about the other 50?

Michael Kirkby (97)
Friday June 28, 2013, 3:11 pm

Danuta Watola (1264)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 4:41 am

Debbie Williamson (322)
Sunday July 7, 2013, 4:26 pm
Noted, thank you.

Julie E. (422)
Friday July 12, 2013, 12:08 pm
They are keeping 50 Chimps "just in case" they need them. Release them! Please... I will beg if I have to.
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