21 Aug '11, 1pm

Tell the government NO to a step back for lab animals ! PLEASE SIGN

Saturday August 20, 2011, 2:22 pm The RSPCA is calling on the public to help stop the Government taking a step back for animal welfare by weakening controls on animal experiments. On 13th June a public consultation on how to implement a new EU Directive into UK law was announced. This Directive has been brought in to harmonise standards for lab animals, such as dogs, rabbits and mice, across the EU. Whilst this may be a good thing for many EU Member States, this new Directive could threaten the standards we have worked hard to achieve here in the UK. If the Directive is implemented word for word into UK law, animals may undergo more suffering and pain, inhumane methods of killing may be allowed and many labs could go years without being inspected! We cannot let this happen! The government could easily allow our higher standards to remain, however we believe they are cuttin...

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