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|Originally Posted: 23 May 2010|
Encourage County To Consider Ethics of Primate Experimentation
Encourage the County Board of Supervisors to move forward on a resolution introduced on May 20, 2010 to study the issue of primate experimentation in Dane County, Wisconsin.
Consider making a polite phone call or sending a very polite email to the committee members. Thank the cosponsors and ask the others to support the resolution.
The county supervisors who are co-sponsoring the resolution
deserve much praise for their integrity and moral courage:
Members of the Health and Human Needs Committee
Shelia Stubbs, chair (co-sponsor)
Jeremy Levin, vice-chair (opposed, says the research and
Barbara Vedder (co-sponsor)
Denise Duranczyk (sympathetic)
Mike Willett (strongly opposed on grounds of jurisdiction)
Ronn Ferrell (seems sympathetic, but did not sign on)
Melissa Sargent (co-sponsor)
INFORMATION / TALKING POINTS
A resolution was introduced
in the Dane County Board of Supervisors on Thursday, May 20,
calling for the creation of a Citizens' Advisory Panel to study
the issue of primate experimentation in Dane County. The
resolution has been referred to the County Health and Human
Needs Committee and the Executive Committee for deliberation.
You can read the draft resolution
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