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|Originally Posted: 10 February 2010|
Fickle Court Now Says Okay To Primates-For-Research Farm
FROM Kinship Circle
Let officials know how disappointed you are in the Appeal Court's reverse decision and that citizens worldwide support PERMANENT termination of this and any future monkey-breeding compounds.
Hon. Luis Fortuno, Governor of Puerto Rico
Hon. Glorimari Jaime, Mayor of Guayama
Rep. Pedro Pierluisi, Representative (District 1)
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INFORMATION / TALKING POINTS
On 12/30/09 we reported that thousands of monkeys would be spared misery inside research labs due to a Superior Court judge's ruling to stop construction of a primate supply firm in Puerto Rico. In an abrupt about face, Puerto Rico's Appeals Court has decided to let construction proceed in Guayama while reviewing Bioculture's appeal.
So now, while the court considers -- Bioculture builds. According to Animal Legal Defense Fund: "The three-person panel of Appeals Court judges did not explain their decision, and they basically said that building may proceed until they order otherwise. We don't know when that will be..."
For more information, read Tell Puerto Rican Governor Luis Fortuño to Withdraw Support for Primate-Breeding Facility.
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