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Petitioning University of Washington Board of Regents and 11 others

Do NOT approve new Animal Research and Care Facility

On Thursday, November 14, the agenda for the University of Washington's Regular Meeting of the Board of Regents includes "Animal Research and Care Facility – Approve Site Selection, Adopt Project Budget, and Approve the Use of the Internal Lending Program." This agenda item is referring to approving a new animal research facility on the UW campus. We are calling on the Board of Regents to NOT approve this animal lab expansion, which will allow the UW to double the number of primates, rabbits, and pigs who are tortured for "research" and subjected to the UW's history of abuse and neglect. The UW is considered a leader in scientific research, so it should be dedicated to pushing advancements in research technology rather than expanding its reliance on outdated and unethical animal research methods that produce inaccurate results.


This petition was delivered to:
  • University of Washington Board of Regents
  • UW Board Officer - Finance, Audit and Facilities Committee
    Kristianne Gates Blake
  • UW Board Vice Chair; Alaska Airlines CEO
    William S. Ayer
  • Seattle City Council President
    Sally J. Clark
  • Seattle Mayor Elect
    Ed Murray
  • Board Officer - Finance, Audit and Facilities Committee Chair; Boeing Sr. Vice President
    Patrick M. Shanahan
  • Washington Governor
  • Governor
    Jay Inslee
  • Seattle City Council
    Bruce Harrell
  • University of Washington President
    Michael Young
  • Seattle City Council
  • UW Alumni Association

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