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Rulemaking Petition on Psychological Well-Being of Primates in Labs

The Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced in the Federal Register that it will solicit public comment on a Rulemaking Petition that was submitted by the New England Anti-Vivisection Society, the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance, the Laboratory Primate Advocacy Group, and the Animal Legal Defense Fund to adopt stronger standards under the Animal Welfare Act to promote the psychological well-being of primates used in research.

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Judge Orders Stony Brook University to Justify Chimp Captivity

A New York County Supreme Court judge has ordered a hearing at which Stony Brook University must justify its custody of two chimpanzees, but the order has raised the question of whether the chimpanzees can be granted human rights.

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Allegations of Animal Mistreatment Prompt PETA to File Complaints Against Princeton

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals filed two federal complaints against the University, alleging the mistreatment of marmoset monkeys.

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Rulemaking Petition Puts Primates First

A coalition of animal rights groups are working to enforce regulations for the psychological well-being of monkeys and apes used in biomedical research facilities.

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Animal Advocates Stand Up for Primates! Groups Petition USDA for Better Regulation in Laboratories

Primates in laboratory tests typically experience very little legal protection. However, a coalition of animal protection groups – including the New England Anti-Vivisection Society, the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance, the Laboratory Primate Advocacy Group, and the Animal Legal Defense Fund – are now aiming to change that.

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