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The fight to end government testing on chimps

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  • Institute of Medicine found nearly all research using chimps is unnecessary
  • Chimps are genetically closer to humans than any other animal

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The fight to end government testing on chimps

Animal Rights supporters scored a major victory recently when the Great Ape Protection Act passed through a key Senate Committee. This Act would end invasive testing on chimps,

Their battle isn't over though. About 1,000 government-owned chimps are held across the U.S. for experimentation. This bill would retire many of chimps to a sanctuary.      

Elizabeth Kucinich, Director of Government Affairs for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine joined Jane to talk about the progress of this Act.

Help to bring an end to government testing on apes by signing this petition on CHANGE.ORG

For more information, please check out PCRM.ORG

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