WHY DO CRITICS CHARGE THE NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER HAS BLOOD ON ITS HANDS?
This is a story I just can’t understand. How can the New York Blood center think it is okay to just drop these chimps off on an island, with no natural food or water, abandoning them. The same chimps they used in experimentation for 30 years. I just don’t understand the thinking. The inhumane behavior. And the unethical behavior and judgment.
JaneUnChained cameras were there for a loud, confrontation filled, demonstration at the New York Blood Center’s offices on Manhattan’s East Side. The uproar follows a widely condemned decision by the New York Blood Center to stop paying for the care and feeding of 66 chimpanzees, part of a colony of chimps it used for biomedical research for 30 years. The chimps are languishing on islands in Liberia unable to care for themselves. Demonstrators, led by documentary filmmaker and Their Turn journalist Donny Moss, refused to leave the lobby of the NYBC Thursday, June 18th, accusing the NYBC of cruelty.
The New York Times reports that an expert sent to check on the chimps found them “without water,” noting there is…
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