The Little Rock Zoo

.The Little Rock Zoo needs to step up and care for the animals better! Please read the several artciles here with deaths, sickness and a bald chimp!

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Chimpanzees in Labs

Contact Your Legislator

The Great Ape Protection Act (H.R. 1326) was introduced by Representatives Edolphus Towns (D-NY), David Reichert (R-WA), Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD) on March 5th, 2009.

If this is your first time signing this petition (in 2009) to ask your representative to sign on or to thank them if they already are signed on, please continue below. If you are returning to this page to send a follow-up message to your Representative, please go directly to their website.

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  • Find your Representative or call the U.S. Capitol switchboard: 202-224-3121
  • Tell your Representative that you support an end to invasive biomedical research on chimpanzees and are ask that he/she please cosponsor the Great Ape Protection Act (H.R.1326.)
  • If your Representative sits on the Committee on Energy and Commerce - to which the bill has been referred - it is particularly important that he/she support/cosponsor the bill.
  • To view the current list of cosponsors, visit, input H.R. 1326 and you will be directed to the bill's page with cosponsor list.
  • Non-U.S. citizens: click here to sign our World Solidarity Petitions.

The Great Ape Protection Act, H.R. 1326 seeks to prohibit:

  • invasive research on great apes (chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, orangutans, and gibbons);
  • the funding of such research both within and outside of the U.S.;
  • the transport of covered great apes for such research; or,
  • the breeding of covered great apes for such research;

The Great Ape Protection Act, H.R. 1326 seeks to require:

  • the permanent retirement of all federally-owned, covered great apes."

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