Month: October 2011

Negotiation is Over - Florida

Canadian med schools end use of live animals

The University of Florida tortures tens of thousands of animals to death in their labs, resists transparency at every level, and, by refusing to disclose public records about their prisoners, they currently stand in contempt of Florida state law from which they seem to believe they are exempt. In contrast, we see a growing trend…
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Vivisection Students at the University of Florida Torture Shelter Dogs to Death

  Posted by Advocate for Saving Dogs Every year, millions of animals in need of sanctuary enter animal shelters across the country. While many are lucky enough to find new homes, hundreds become victims of pound seizure, as they are purchased by class B dealers who then sell the animals at an enormous profit to…
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Animal rights activist sues UF over public records

by Nathan Crabbe (Gainesville Sun) An animal rights activist has sued the University of Florida for denying a public records request for information on research involving primates. Camille Marino, a Wildwood-based activist with the group Negotiation is Over, sued the university last week in an Alachua County circuit court. She made a request last fall…
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NIO sues UF for withholding public information about their captive primates

In late December of 2010, the University of Florida refused a request from NIO activists to produce public records regarding primates imprisoned in their labs, citing an alleged veterinary-client privilege from which the law specifically exempts public institutions engaged in vivisection. Having gained no relief over the last several months from directly engaging university officials,…
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