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Events and Campaigns

National Primate Liberation Week
Local Events
2 - 10 October 2004

Alabama

Birmingham

  
Here are the details for Primate Lib Week in Birmingham:

1. Michael Budkie's press conference:
Thursday, October 7
10:00 am
In front of Volker Hall, at the corner of University Avenue and 16th Street

2.NPLW protest:
Saturday, October 9
12:00am
In front of Volker Hall (University Ave and 16th Street)

The target of this protest is UAB (University of Alabama at Birmingham)

Arizona

Flagstaff

The NAU Animal Rights Club
 

We will be tabling on the university pedway in front of the Union on Friday. Time to be decided at the club's meeting on Thursday at 7 pm.

California

Berkeley

East Bay Animal Advocates will hold a vigil at UC Berkeley on Wednesday, October 6 at 7pm at the Northwest Animal Facility (Corner of Oxford Street & Berkeley Way).

East Bay Animal Advocates
www.eastbayanimaladvocates.org

Los Angeles

LA Primate Freedomm Project
Where will you be October 2nd-10th?

Can we depend on you to fight for the 96,000 primates who are suffering in labs right now?

If so, join us for National Primate Liberation Week 2004.

Your participation in this national event is absolutely crucial.

1st event
Saturday October 2, 2004
11am sharp!
Cedars Sinai Anti-Vivisection Demonstration
Cedars Sinai
8700 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, Ca

Meet at the corner of Beverly Blvd. @ San Vicente Blvd.

Cedars Sinai is notorious for keeping animals in prison, lying to the public, and wasting money on useless research. Bring your chanting voice and let them know that you do not agree!

2nd Event
Monday October 4, 2004
11am sharp!
Federal Building
11000 Wilshire Blvd.
Westwood, Ca

Meet at the Southwest corner of Wilshire Blvd @ Veteran Ave. Off the 405 freeway at Wilshire Blvd.

From there we will march to the UCLA Faculty Center.

Bring water and your walking shoes to voice your disapproval of how your tax dollars are spent on useless and cruel research on animals!

3rd Event
Wednesday October 6, 2004
7pm sharp!
UCLA Vivisector Home Demonstration
Lynn Fairbanks
2438 Roscomare Road
Los Angeles, Ca

Directions from UCLA/Take Westwood Blvd. away from campus/make a right on Wilshire Blvd./get on the 405 North/exit Skirball/Mulholland/turn left off the exit and make a right on Mulholland Drive./turn right on Roscomare/its one mile down the road.

Dress in black if you choose to do so and bring your chanting voice to the monkey killer at home!

4th Event
Friday October 8, 2004
7pm sharp!
UCLA Candlelight Vigil

Meet at the corner of LeConte and Westwood Blvd.

Dress in black to mourn the countless lives lost at the hands of the vivisection industry. Limited candles available.

Leaflets and posters will be provided at all events but feel free to bring your own.

Please be there to speak out and make a difference on behalf of animals in labs.

If not you, then who? Lets be the voice for the voiceless,

They need all the help they can get!

For more information on NPLW please visit: www.saenonline.org  

San Diego

Sana Diego Animal Advocates
info@animaladvocates.org  

Please join San Diego Animal Advocates as we educate the public about the nearly one hundred thousand primates who suffer and die in U.S. laboratories each year. Animal activists will be conducting similar events across the country this week, and your participation in this national event is crucial.

Event: Candlelight Vigil for Primates in Laboratories
Date: Friday, October 8, 2004
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 pm
Place: In front of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, 10010 North Torrey Pines Road in La Jolla (directions and parking info below) .

We will provide signs and banners (which will be illuminated for nighttime viewing from the street), along with candles for the vigil. Please arrive on time, making sure to allow for rush-hour traffic problems.

Salk Institute researchers are known for inflicting horrendous vision and brain-mapping experiments on primates.

Please contact SDAA at 760-943-0330 or info@animaladvocates.org for more information.

For information on National Primate Liberation Week, go to the website of Stop Animal Exploitation Now (SAEN) at www.saenonline.org  

Directions to the Salk:

From the North:
Take the 5 South
Exit Genesee Ave and turn right (heading west)
Turn left onto North Torrey Pines Road
Drive 1/8 mi, turn right at the stoplight onto Torrey Pines Scenic Drive, and park along the street or at the end in the Glider Port parking lot.

From the South:
Take the 5 North
Exit Genesee Ave and turn left (heading west)
Turn left onto North Torrey Pines Road
Drive 1/8 mi, turn right at the stoplight onto Torrey Pines Scenic Drive, and park along the street or at the end in the Glider Port parking lot.

San Francisco

Vigil for Animals
 

District of Columbia

Protest Sunday October 3rd, Noon
NIH Headquarters
9000 Rockville Pike
 

Hawaii

Honolulu

Primate Liberation Action

Weekly banner holding and flyer distro in front of Blue Tropix bar (1700 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, HI ) Sat. Oct 2--9:00 am-11:00 am; cell contact: Cathy- 808.721.4211

Our campaign is to rescue 3 Squirrel Monkeys who are imprisoned behind the bar of a nightclub.

Kansas

Kansas City

Animal Outreach of Kansas University

Demonstration: University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 RAINBOW BLVD, KANSAS CITY, KS 66103
What: Demonstration at the Kansas University Medical Center
When: October 8th, 4-5:30
Where: KU Medical Center, at corner of 39th Street and Rainbow Bvld.
Who: Animal Outreach of Kansas University is organizing the event

Maryland

Baltimore

Contact Person:
Saturday October 2nd
protest is at noon
site is:
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Avenue

Massachusetts

Boston / Southboro

Date: Sunday 10/3/04
Time: 12:30pm
Initial Meeting Place: Route 20 & Farm Road in Marlboro, MA

Events Summary:

12:30pm - We will meet at the corner of Route 20 and Farm Road in Marlboro. There is an abandoned Mobil Gas Station there.

12:30pm - 1:00pm Briefing on the primate facility and vivisection

1:00pm - 3:00pm Hold signs, Pass out literature. Pass out & collect paper banana petitions.

1:30pm - 3:15pm Break-off group consisting of drivers and passengers will circuit with carport messages and literature in Southboro & Marlboro.

2:00pm Sign people move to Southboro - the intersection of Route 30 and Route 85.

2:30pm - 3:30pm Sign people Hold signs, Pass out literature. Pass out & collect paper banana petitions.

3:15pm - 3:30pm Carport people rejoin sign people at the Routes 30 & 85 intersection in Southboro.

3:30pm - 3:45pm All move to outside Southboro Town Hall for wrap-up.  

Missouri

St. Louis

Kinship Circle
www.kinshipcircle.org  

Date: Saturday, October 2
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
What: Tabling at "St. Louis Independent Bookfair"
Where: St. John's Episcopal Church
3664 Arsenal and corner of Grand
St. Louis, MO

Questions: Call Janet Enoch of Kinship Circle at: 314-614-0224

New York

New York

New York Animal Rights Activists

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Columbia University is celebrating its homecoming this coming weekend, and we need your help to alert Columbia faculty, staff, students, and alumni to the plight of animals imprisoned in the university’s labs. We’ll be having three demonstrations. I hope you can make one, two, or all three!

Date: Friday, October 1
Time: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Place: Columbia University entrance, Broadway at West 116th Street

Date: Friday, October 1
Time: 8 p.m.-9 p.m.
Place: Outside the West End, 2909 Broadway (between West 113 and West 114 streets)

Date: Saturday, October 2
Time: 12 noon-1 p.m.
Place: Outside Baker Field Athletic Complex, Broadway at West 218th Street

We are calling on Columbia to permanently end three crude and cruel experiments exposed by a veterinary whistleblower in the university’s labs. One Columbia experimenter cut out the left eyes of baboons and used the empty eye sockets to clamp critical blood vessels to their brains, inducing a stroke. Another experimenter surgically implants heavy pipes into the skulls of rhesus macaques to induce stress, to then study the connection between stress and women’s menstrual cycles. A third experimenter pumps nicotine into pregnant baboons and cuts into their fetuses in utero. There is no excuse for any of these crude and painful, traumatic experiments.

For more information on the campaign, please check out www.ColumbiaCruelty.com  

Please bring your friends, family, anyone you can! If you need more information on the demonstrations on Friday and Saturday, feel free to get in touch with me via email or via phone (757-622-7382, ext. 8210). Thank you for all that you do for animals.

Best regards,
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

"What I saw at Columbia still gives me nightmares. I saw baboons whose left eyes had been cut out - so that major blood vessels could be clamped off through the empty eye sockets to induce strokes - who had collapsed in their cages, unable even to lift their heads, eat, or drink after this horrendous surgery. They were left in these dire conditions without any painkillers, as the experimental protocol demanded and denied the merciful release of euthanasia."

- Dr. Catherine Dell'Orto, former post-doctoral veterinarian fellow at Columbia University who blew the whistle on cruelty in the univeristy's labs

North Carolina

Chapel Hill

Date: Saturday Oct. 9th, 2004

Protest time: 4pm-6pm (this is the 2 hours prior to a UNC vs. NCSU football game)

Location of protest: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,1 block from the football stadium. In front of Eringhaus Dormitory (corner of Manning Dr. and Ridge Rd.), on the large brick sidewalk by the bus stop.

Target: UNC researchers who do drug addiction studies on squirrel monkeys, using restraint chairs and electric shock.

Raleigh

Carolina Animal Activists Together  CAAT 
 

Member of CAAT (Carolina Animal Activists Together) are organizing a protest at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Ohio

Columbus

Protect Our Earths' Treasures
P.O. Box 10156
Columbus, Ohio 43201
www.poetwill.org
When: October 6th - 6:30PM
Where: Wiseman Hall - 400 West 12th Avenue
What: Memorial for Primate 0032

Primate 0032 was killed on Nov. 17, 2003. An unnamed employee noted that the primate was "non-responsive" and the animal was a dose of glucose. Hours later the "monkey was found dead in cage." No veterinary care appeared to have been provided.

This primate is just one of 22 primates who have been killed in islet transplantation studies at OSU. More information on this study is available at http://www.poetwill.org/02A0162_rajab_primates.htm  

Wiseman Hall also houses 16 squirrel monkeys and 5 macaque

Oregon

Portland

CAAT in Portland

Michael Budlie will be doing a press conference on Thursday. It will be at OHSU's primate center at 505 NW 185th in Beaverton, Oregon at 11 am.

White Coat Welfare
www.whitecoatwelfare.org  

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Friday October 8th/Saturday October 9th times & locations to be announced.

For information contact Hugs for Puppies/Nick Cooney at: usababylon@hotmail.com  

Texas

Houston

In Solidarity With Animals

www.insolidaritywithanimals.com

Utah

Salt Lake City

Utah Primate Freedom Project www.utahprimatefreedom.com   

March Against Vivisection

When: Wednesday, October 6, 2004, meet at 9:45. March starts at 10:00 am

Where: Meeting at the bottom of Presidents' Circle, 200 S. & University Ave. Marching to the vivisection lab.

Signs/banners will be provided. Megaphone permits already obtained. Media coverage is definitely expected.

Wisconsin

Madison

Alliance for Animals
www.allanimals.org

Table at the UW Memorial Union in Madison on
Wed., Oct. 6 from 10am-2pm.

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