H.R.5852 - Great Ape Protection Act
To prohibit the conducting of invasive research on great apes, and for other purposes.
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H.R.5852 Great Ape Protection Act
December 15, 2011
As your constituent in the 7th Congressional district of Louisiana. I support H.R.5852 - Great Ape Protection Act--and am tracking it using OpenCongress.org, the free public resource website for government transparency and accountability.
Despite all we know about chimps, their amazing minds, their rich emotional lives and their more than 96 percent DNA match to humans, they are poor models for study of human disease. Yet, they continue to be used in painful and invasive experiments. An est...