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Great News : U.S. Will Not Finance New Research on Chimps


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Xil
- 2623 days ago - nytimes.com
The National Institutes of Health on Thursday suspended all new grants for biomedical and behavioral research on chimpanzees and accepted the first uniform criteria for assessing the necessity of such research. Those guidelines require that the research b



   

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. (0)
Monday January 16, 2012, 2:16 am
Finally a step in the right direction
 

Danuta W (1251)
Monday January 16, 2012, 2:26 am
good
 

Past Member (0)
Monday January 16, 2012, 3:29 am
Thank goodness!
 

R. G (12)
Monday January 16, 2012, 4:28 am
When research on chimps is banned....then I'll say good news.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 17, 2012, 5:31 pm
knowledge is not power its empowering lets all be empowered to change. life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love
 

mary a (2)
Tuesday January 17, 2012, 8:15 pm
I want quick giant steps, but these baby steps are a step in the right direction...and I'll take it gladly.
 

W. C (7)
Tuesday January 17, 2012, 10:45 pm
Thank you for the news.
 

Yeshna B (13)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 3:19 am
Noted, Thank You.
 

Barb Knight (1687)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 8:44 am
Baby steps are better than no steps at all!! So yes, this is a step in the right direction! Thnx xil!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 10:31 am
Fantabulous news! Now let's get the entire country on board for ZERO animal teasting on ALL animals!!!
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 10:49 am
It is still happening and this will not stop it from happening so I cannot see where exactly is the great in that news!
 

Xil L (40)
Thursday January 19, 2012, 1:10 am
What does the knowledge of this horrid practise do to global mental health? More pill consumers? Sick sadists that should be examined and put away!
 

Waltraud U (85)
Friday January 20, 2012, 6:53 am
GREAT NEWS - GO ON FOR ALL THE OHTERS
Thanks
But ..... EU have still a ban on cagehens - but they found a lot of companies donot carry about bans ..
... some must forget.
 

Peter Mengos (0)
Friday January 27, 2012, 2:23 pm
thanks
 
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