Animal Rights Group Wants Creighton University to Be Fined
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Please LEVY a MAXIMUM FINE against Creighton University for their blatant disregard of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) when their negligence killed pigs in an experiment that had "an unacceptably high mortality rate." Their behavior must NOT be tolerated and MUST be punished to the fullest extent of the law.

Animal Rights Group Wants Creighton University to Be Fined
From, September 12, 2018

An animal rights watchdog group wants regulators to fine Creighton University for problems in one of its animal research projects.

Ohio-based Stop Animal Exploitation Now said Wednesday that it had filed a formal complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture asking for the maximum fine of $10,000 per violation to be imposed.

Creighton officials said in a letter to regulators earlier this year that corrective measures were taken after the university discovered some incomplete records and instances of protocol not being followed.

Creighton officials didn't immediately respond to a message Wednesday.

Michael Budkie with the animal rights group says the maximum fine is warranted because Creighton found other violations in 2016.

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