NJ-Based Merck to Stop Lab Testing on Chimps
February 4, 2014
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. - New Jersey-based pharmaceutical giant Merck says it no longer will conduct or financially support laboratory testing on chimpanzees, a move that animal rights groups say sends the right message to the private labs that own the apes.
According to Kathleen Conlee, vice ...
PETA Urges Intervention at GA "Game Ranch"
January 31, 2014
LILBURN, Ga. – Yellow River Game Ranch is a public zoo in Lilburn, about 25 miles northeast of Atlanta, that bills itself as specializing in people-friendly wildlife. But Delcianna Winders, the deputy general counsel for Captive Animal Law Enforcement at the PETA Foundation, says the people who ...
Report: Reading Score Income Gap in MS
January 29, 2014
MISSISSIPPI STATE, Miss. - Reading skill levels are not on target for about four out of five children in Mississippi. And the rate rises as their family income declines, says a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. ...