Recently there has been a lot of press in the UK about vivisection, or at least the antivivisectionists.
This has included typical intimidation of individuals directly and indirectly involved, but extending to students of Oxford Univiersity. Oxford is particularly in the spotlight due to the new build of an animal experimental lab.
in response to these protests, there has been a group of people under the banner “Pro-Test” suppoting vivisection. There has been a petition, and Tony Blair PM has signed it.
Watching a programme about some of these protestors, on firmly and clearly announced that if she were terminally ill, she would have no problem walking into Huntingdon Life Sciences (animal testing lab) and blowing all and everyone up.
There had also been a strange and to some disturbing change in the tactics used, where a farm owners dead mother had her remains descecrated in the name of the cause. In fact, her long dead body was stolen. They did in fact catch the perpertrators, and the got 12 years each for a number of offences.
So, where does the discussion sit in the US?
Now i know where i firmly sit,