Over ten thousand supporters have signed their name to the Pro-Test Petition (www.raisingvoices.net), which supports the rights of scientists using animals in medical research to conduct their lifesaving research free from harassment. Among those supporting the petition are Nobel Laureates, including David Baltimore and David Hubel1, and members of the National Academy of Sciences and … Continue reading Ten Thousand Strong for Research
UCLA Pro-Test … in 1 minute (YouTube)!
No it's not the reduced Shakespeare company, it's the first of a handful of videos which UCLA Pro-Test is producing (with the help of FPS Productions) about the successful rally on April 22nd. Now for everyone with a YouTube account, we need your help to get this video seen by as many people as possible. … Continue reading UCLA Pro-Test … in 1 minute (YouTube)!
Pro-Research message starts to spread across YouTube
For a long time YouTube has been the home of animal rights activists showing montages of outdated experiments in an attempt to misrepresent current research. However times are changing and so I'm going to take a moment to show you a few of the videos which support research and the researchers on the web. Speaking … Continue reading Pro-Research message starts to spread across YouTube
UCLA Pro-Test – Post-rally Print Coverage
Well we covered the video footage from major television networks, now onto the print media (and web coverage). Just in case you have been living in a box and want happened you can read our comprehensive report here. Also make sure you sign The Pro-Test Petition. Go on, do it now, then come back and … Continue reading UCLA Pro-Test – Post-rally Print Coverage
UCLA Pro-Test – Post-rally Video Coverage
After the hugely successful UCLA Pro-Test rally (full report) it is time to turn towards the media coverage of the event: Video: Fox News covered the event with a news story and video (embedded below - or linked). They compared the motives of the Pro-Testers and the animal rights activists and included a number of … Continue reading UCLA Pro-Test – Post-rally Video Coverage
Last Call – Join the UCLA Pro-Test rally
Today's the day! With 70F weather expected there's no excuse not to march for science, reason and medical progress at the UCLA Pro-Test Rally. Listen to speeches from JohnYoung (AMP Chairman), Scott Waugh (Executive Vice Chancellor of UCLA), Tom Holder (founder of Speaking of Research) and David Jentsch (UCLA Pro-Test founder) among others. Come to … Continue reading Last Call – Join the UCLA Pro-Test rally
Why are we marching?
At a banner making session today (Monday) I decided to ask a few people why they were planning on attending Wednesday's rally. Here are a handful of responses I got: My dad survived leukaemia, my mum survived ovarian cancer, all thanks to chemotherapy - which was developed in animals. Everyone knows at least one person … Continue reading Why are we marching?
Tom Holder, SR Founder, heads to UCLA
Tom Holder, founder of Speaking of Research and member of the original UK Pro-Test group, will arrive in Los Angeles (jet lagged) on Friday April 17th. After a good nights sleep and several cups of tea he will be on hand to help UCLA Pro-Test in their activities from Saturday April 18th onwards. Holder will … Continue reading Tom Holder, SR Founder, heads to UCLA