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Directive on Vivisection: the European Shame

August 4, 2010
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To protest, please sign HERE

Please note that not everyone will be able to sign this …

At the beginning of September the European Parliament is due to vote and pass the new DIRECTIVE on the “protection” of animals used for “scientific purposes”

It is an industry-oriented law, made to specifically meet the necessities of the vivisection business. It doesn’t make alternative methods compulsory even when they exist. (Note: because they DO exist, and are truly more effective!)

It permits:

– To experiment on Primates even when NOT NECESSARY to find treatments for humans (art 5,8,55)
– To experiment on STRAY DOGS AND CATS (art 11)
– To sistematically RE-USE animals already tortured even if they suffered prolonged pain and distress (art 16)
– To carry out experiments WITHOUT anesthesia whenever the “researchers” deem it necessary (art 14)
– To experiment on live animals for “educational” purposes. (art 5)

And the list goes dramatically on…

As you can see there is noting scientific nor protective in this law.

Please sign:
http://www.leal.it/campagna-bruxelles/petizione-online/

56 Comments leave one →
  1. August 4, 2010 10:38 am

    I will never forget the look on that monkeys face, the fkn dirty savages…..

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    • Stacey permalink
      August 4, 2010 10:51 am

      I agree. 😦

      Sorry, sweetie, not everyone will be able to sign, but I am uncertain as to the restrictions, only that there are some, thanks for trying.

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  2. August 4, 2010 10:44 am

    Il est plus que temps que l’être humain commence à respecter les autres espèces vivantes de cette planète sinon il ne parviendra jamais à se respecter lui-même.

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  3. CRISTINA MIHAELA PETERSON permalink
    August 4, 2010 11:10 am

    SHAME ON YOU EUROPE!!!!!!

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  4. LoVegan permalink
    August 4, 2010 11:15 am

    Thank you very much Stacey!! You can’t imagine my gratitude xxx

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  5. Connee Robertson permalink
    August 4, 2010 11:27 am

    The look on his/her face will haunt me…why and how can people be so cruel and indifferent about that cruelty is beyond my scope…no words for the rage I feel towards these SCUM doing the work of big pharma and big gov, and all for nothing! NIH needs to be exposed!

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  6. Mary Mays permalink
    August 4, 2010 12:03 pm

    Vivisection is not science,
    It does not help find cures.
    It does not protect or advance humans in any way.
    It just shows how behind the times you are.
    Why waste the peoples money ($ millions and millions $) on something that doesn’ even do any good whatsoever.
    All it does is take advantage of unfortunate animals that you feel the need to dominate and harm.

    STOP THIS PRACTICE ALTOGETHER NOW!

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  7. Avril permalink
    August 4, 2010 12:12 pm

    Vivisection = Legalised torture !

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  8. Barbara Sulzer permalink
    August 4, 2010 1:25 pm

    SHAME! SHAME! shame! Horrible picture! Look at the eyes of this healthy animal, who doesn’t need any treatment, unbelievable!. I wish that this cruel docs are going to experience this horrible treatmentto themselves!

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  9. Deana Hart permalink
    August 4, 2010 2:07 pm

    I HATE HUMANS ( Well the ones that harm animals) may the wrath of god come down heavily on those people, and may they themselves endure suffering,,,and eye for an eye, and i also say bring back the death penalty for murder, yes even for the murder of an animal

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  10. VAIBHAV GUPTA permalink
    August 4, 2010 4:27 pm

    STOP THIS CRUELITY ON ANIMALS, THE SAME CAN HAPPEN WITH YOU & YOUR FAMILY. IF YOU CONTINUE DOING THIS, GOD WILL NEVER FORGIVE YOU.

    VAIBHHAV GUPTA

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  11. August 4, 2010 6:49 pm

    No comment 😦

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  12. Vladimir Tarlo permalink
    August 4, 2010 11:15 pm

    Stop torturings of innocent animals . You have.enough sadists,serial killers, pedofiels and animals abusers. Use them for science’s benefits and then send to live under the water.

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  13. August 5, 2010 1:33 am

    That´s insane and sick.

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  14. August 5, 2010 2:13 am

    This is so barbaric and totally unnecessary! We aren’t in the dark ages any longer, but yet continue these sick, heartless practices. For science to help humans? Bullshit! All it’s helping is to line the pockets of the greedy bastards that do this! I wish the bastards could feel what the poor animals go through, just once!!! It is proven this is NOT necessary and more!!! STOP!!! PLEASE STOP!!!!

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  15. Karen Neubauer permalink
    August 5, 2010 6:03 am

    Vivisection is torture by another name!!
    It is completely unnacceptable to treat innocent, thinking, feeling creatures in this cruel and barbaric way!!
    Stop vivisection now!!

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    • Barbara Sulzer permalink
      August 5, 2010 7:35 am

      very good comment – I agree totally! Thanks to all this caring people!

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  16. Voice for the voiceless permalink
    August 5, 2010 6:10 am

    How can you people even live with yourselves? Your kinda “BREED” disgust me!

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  17. Voice for the voiceless permalink
    August 5, 2010 6:11 am

    How can you people live with yourselves? Your kinda “BREED” disgusts me!

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  18. Claudia Alraun permalink
    August 5, 2010 8:00 am

    sooooo baadddd

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  19. Carolyn Grimaldi permalink
    August 5, 2010 8:21 am

    STOP THIS!!!

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  20. August 5, 2010 10:42 am

    I believe that Animal Testing is extremely cruel and totally unnecessary! Their are many other ways to conduct tests. Like using human volunteers who have a voice to say yes or no. Our beloved animals are not on this earth for us to use, abuse, exploit, eat, wear or USE FOR TESTING!!!!! Please put a stop to this horrific practice. our animals are so deserving to live their life free and peaceful! We do not have the right to take them and do whatever we wish to them. This is WRONG, WRONG,WRONG!!!! Please make this a more humane world for all beings. That is what the circle of life is all about. Live and Let Live! I implore you to pass laws against animal testing and maybe, the rest of the world will follow your kind and intelligent decision to treat others the way you would like to be treated yourself!

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    • Barbara Sulzer permalink
      August 5, 2010 12:07 pm

      This is very well explained! I agree!

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  21. August 5, 2010 11:47 am

    Animal testing is not science it is torture. Animal testing benifits no body and even if it did the torture of animals is still unjustifyable. This is nothing more than lagitamate sa’dism.

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  22. Joe permalink
    August 5, 2010 2:01 pm

    These doctors should be murdered. Wake up people, protesting does nothing.

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  23. August 5, 2010 2:27 pm

    I want to cry! I’m deeply disgusted by such a missing of ethic and human concience. I’m very angry and i think Europe with this is goin again to barbary. Poor blind people!

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  24. s sureck permalink
    August 5, 2010 3:16 pm

    Animal abuse, animal cruelty that hides behind legal witness.
    It does not bring cures, it brings only shame. God is beyond those that perform these senseless acts of legalized brutality, who think that animals do not feel pain.
    Lord have mercy on their poor, little, innocent souls.
    Vivisection must be outlawed.

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  25. Mary Devlin permalink
    August 5, 2010 4:11 pm

    Poor, poor baby! Can’t you see that the poor creature is in intense pain? There ARE other ways to deal with medical matters. There is no need to torture animals. Animal experimentation has been derided by a lot of eminent scientists, because it doesn’t apply to humans. No matter how close we may be to another species, what little difference there is between them can be as wide as the Grand Canyon when it comes to what can heal and what can harm. The only people who benefit from animal experimentation are those who deal in animals to sell for vivisection. And I hope that every one of those people comes back as an animal who was raised and sold to be tortured.

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  26. michela m permalink
    August 5, 2010 5:15 pm

    primate experiments are Scientifically USELESS and HAVE NO VALIDITY: because what is dangerous for a Primate (MAN) could be NOT for another Primate e.g. a CHIMPANZEE!!!!!!
    In the ’50 for example, how many HUMAN CHILDREN were born with arms / all sorts of deformities, due to the use by their mothers of the Talidomide during pregnancy!!!!!!!
    That chemical substance HAD BEEN TESTED on OTHER PRIMATES with NO negative results!!!!!!! What can be poisonous for a Gorilla could be NOT for a Chimpanzee and viceversa!!! Still persisting with this senseless and dangerous (also for MAN) procedure!!!!!
    Probably because too many ECONOMICAL INTERESTS are involved: Companies PRODUCING cages, equipments, etc. Companies financed for Primate/Animal Experiments that can wash their conscience STATING that their Products “ARE TESTED” but what happens to HUMAN PRIMATES is not THEIR problem….

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  27. Tim Layman permalink
    August 5, 2010 6:18 pm

    I truly hope there is a Hell, because I’m sure every vivisectionist and all who are not horrified by it will find their just reward!

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  28. August 5, 2010 6:40 pm

    This is just so sick..looking at that poor animal’s face makes me want to cry and hang my head down in shame that I belong to the human race..what oh what gives us the right to be the ‘bosses’ of everything on earth and be superior to animals..there is no excuse..absolutely NONE to be doing this in the 21st century. It does not work either….I can’t beleive that these scientists are able to sleep at night. shameful. STOP THIS CRUELTY!

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  29. jo cass permalink
    August 6, 2010 4:27 pm

    horrific…heartless scum….if theres a hell i hope u all rot in it

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  30. Penelope Ryan permalink
    August 6, 2010 5:54 pm

    My GOD just the monkys face is enough. How can they do it!!!!

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  31. frank permalink
    August 6, 2010 9:21 pm

    Disgusting sick shits

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  32. LoVegan permalink
    August 7, 2010 6:33 am

    This is the article (in Italian, of course). I want to thank you, 20,000 signatures in 10 days!! Please keep sharing the petition, and thanks once more for your help
    http://www.leal.it/20-000-firme-in-10-giorni/

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  33. August 7, 2010 6:44 am

    Disgusting.
    Very bad people doing very bad things.

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  34. Laura Ragazzi permalink
    August 7, 2010 6:04 pm

    no violence!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  35. Bernie Campbell permalink
    August 8, 2010 12:08 pm

    With all the violent criminals sucking up tax payer dollars in prison, why test on animals…..go to LeapingBunny.com to find out what companies do not test on animals

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  36. Vivien Green permalink
    August 8, 2010 8:27 pm

    This is a blight upon the face of humanity. We must show compassion for our fellow creatures that are totally innocent and are suffering at the hands of human beings. \stop this barbaric treatment of animals.

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  37. Sally Jay permalink
    August 10, 2010 1:13 am

    ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTED, those horrible humans holding the poor monkey need to be executed.

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    • Barbara Sulzer permalink
      August 10, 2010 1:50 am

      Yes Sally, you are right! That would be the best punishment!

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  38. Laila Rosenqvist permalink
    August 11, 2010 1:21 pm

    Let us people be the voice of the animals – Welfare to all animals all over the World from birth to death.
    Never forget til silent animals hidden in the lab – shame on the humans for doing this.

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  39. Cecilia Galin permalink
    August 11, 2010 1:55 pm

    Testing on animals is cruel and unnecessary.

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  40. Tina M. permalink
    August 13, 2010 4:46 am

    Horrific & heartbreaking…..

    Several years ago a monkey escaped from its cage in a Japanese laboratory, the first thing it did was to open the cage of the other monkeys ….

    Animal experimention is not only cruel torture but is useless! Many doctors and research scientists have found alternatives to using animals. Its time the rest of you do. Or maybe you are not SMART enough???

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  41. Kelly Carson permalink
    August 27, 2010 8:23 pm

    Here is my personal protest – when I see my doctor I let her know that I will not fill any prescription she gives me. I won’t take most of the supplements she suggests because they contain animal products. I ask her only for a diagnosis and I find alternative medicine. She actually admires my tenacity. 🙂

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  42. LoVegan permalink
    August 28, 2010 12:05 am

    55,000 signatures in one month: more than we could ever imagine! Once again I thank you, next week could be vital for animals in Europe. I’ll keep you informed, thank you for your support
    and your precious help. Let’s make vivisection history

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  43. September 19, 2010 9:10 am

    In zekere zin mag voor mij de bom vallen, zodat al diegenen die rijk zijn aan vrijheid zijn, maar niet kunnen inschatten hoe ongelukkig opgesloten dieren zich voelen, en hoe angstig ze zijn, hun wanpraktijken niet meer kunnen uitvoeren, en alzo een eeuwig einde zou komen aan alle leed.
    Maar zolang er mensen zijn, die het ook goed voorhebben, wens ik mijn strijd verder te zetten, omdat ik die kansen niet wil voorbijlopen, hoe klein dit groepje ook is.

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  44. Emilija permalink
    December 3, 2011 8:40 am

    Everyone keeps saying “Holocaust, may it never happen again” yet it is all happening on and on and on and on and……. <:( shame on humanity!

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