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2 May 1999 Issue

Primate Freedom Tour

 

The Northwest Animal Rights Network (NARN) has offered to donate $5,000
in matching funds to the Primate Freedom Tour. This potential $10,000
donation would assure that the Tour would be able to cover basic expenses
throughout the summer.

To date, only the Animal Protection Institute (API) and In Defense of Animals
(IDA) have made sizable contributions. Jews for Animal Rights and PeTA
have each made smaller donations.

The bulk of the funding has come from grass roots supporters and Tour
organizers.

Stopping at 20 large primate laboratories for around-the-clock vigils and
public education, this three month-long event will generate an awareness of
the Mengele style experiments being conducted on animals which are
selected specifically because of their emotional and cognitive attributes.
Opportunity for public debate will abound.

The Primate Freedom Tour will be a virtual world-wide event. Constant up-
dates, narratives and images of Tour events will be available at

http://www.primatefreedomtour.org

The Primate Freedom Tour schedule is available at

http://www.aracnet.com/~libcoll/cepe/

The Northwest Animal Rights Network's offer of $5,000 in matching funds
is in need of a partner.

Source: Rick Bogle - rbogle@sonic.net
Indefense of Animals (IDA) & Coalition to End Primate Experimentation (CEPE)

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