Encourage County To Consider Ethics of Primate Experimentation

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Originally Posted: 23 May 2010

Encourage County To Consider Ethics of Primate Experimentation

FROM From Rick Bogle, The Alliance for Animals

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.

CONTACT

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)
608/223-1684
[email protected]

Jeremy Levin, vice-chair (opposed, says the research and benefits are important)
(608) 577-9335
[email protected] 

Barbara Vedder (co-sponsor)
(608) 249-8428
[email protected] 

Denise Duranczyk (sympathetic)
(608) 873-8302
[email protected] 

Mike Willett (strongly opposed on grounds of jurisdiction)
(608) 845-8503
[email protected] 

Ronn Ferrell (seems sympathetic, but did not sign on)
(608) 695-1321
[email protected] 

Melissa Sargent (co-sponsor)
cell (608) 220-2273
[email protected]

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 here.


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