Each year, as the rainy season returns to Oregon, so too does another all-too-predictable event: new claims of abuse leveled against my employer the Oregon National Primate Research Center. Nearly every fall, a small animal rights organization called Stop Animal Exploitation Now (SAEN) fuels their yearly “National Primate Liberation Week” with alarming press releases accusing … Continue reading Defending Against the Inaccurate (and sometimes downright false)
Report: Animal Rights Conference – Part 2
This is the second part of my report on the animal rights conference. Read Part 1 here. Discovered! As I stood in line to enter the video room I was recognized by a man called Gary, who knew of my UK activities with Pro-Test. I confirmed his suspicion and we had a quick chat before … Continue reading Report: Animal Rights Conference – Part 2
Peta – Out with the new, In with the old!
It seems Peta is running out of news lately - so its front page has decided to bring back the story of mistreatment of animals at Oregon National Primate Research Center - a story which turned out to be completely false when the USDA investigated. Want proof? Here's the USDA report giving ONPRC a clean … Continue reading Peta – Out with the new, In with the old!
SR on YouTube!
For a long time, animal rights groups have taken advantage of new social media tools that exist on the web. Their presence dominates and clouds the issue of animal research, meaning that individuals looking for information on animal research, find themselves faced "Vivisection kills", "Stop Torture". Pro-Test broke the mold by being the first group … Continue reading SR on YouTube!
Speaking (of Research) to the West Coast – University Tour!
During World Week for Animal In Labs (19th - 27th April), I will be travelling to Washington, Oregon and California to give talks to university students about the importance of animal research, and why students must stand up to defend it. I still have one or two days free (and I am prepared to give … Continue reading Speaking (of Research) to the West Coast – University Tour!