Tuesday, March 16, 2010

What's happening to sheep at UW-Madison?

PETA and the Alliance for Animals seeks to bring suit against UW-Madison for mistreatment of sheep in the laboratories. UW-Madison is currently testing the effects of decompression upon sheep. The study is funded by the U.S. Navy to see the effects of a deep-sea dive on the sheep.

There is a state statute that makes it illegal to kill an animal by decompression. Although the Dane County District Attorney found that UW-Madison was in fact breaking the law, he did not feel it was wise to spend the offices money prosecuting the school.

Read more at The Daily Page.

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