HPV Campaign Actions
- PETA arranged for a man in a six-foot white rabbit costume to follow former Vice President Al Gore a key proponent of the HPV program at public events.
- Representative George Brown, ranking member of the House Science Committee, asks former EPA administrator Carol Browner to address his concerns with the HPV program.
- In an open letter to Al Gore, 17 national animal protection organizations voice their opposition to the HPV program.
- Full-page ad “Republicans won’t be the only ones suffering through four years of Al Gore” runs in The New York Times.
- Al Gore’s campaign drive hits pothole as PETA exposes animal-poisoning platform.
- Paul McCartney asks Al Gore to change his tune on chemical tests using animals.
- Representative F. James Sensenbrenner Jr., chairperson of the House Science Committee, asks former EPA administrator Carol Browner to answer 10 hard-hitting questions regarding the basis of the HPV program.
- Nine members of Congress write to Al Gore to voice their concern with the HPV program.
- Eight members of Congress ask former EPA administrator Carol Browner to replace animal tests in the HPV program with suitable non-animal methods.
- Bill Maher, host of Politically Incorrect, writes a personal letter to 730 contributors to the Gore campaign regarding the Vice President and chemical tests.
- In a letter to EPA administrator Carol Browner, Congressman and House Science Committee member Curt Weldon expresses deep concerns about the use of animals as part of the HPV program.
- PETA testifies before Congressional Hearings on the HPV Program.
- PETA sues the EPA to force the release of chemical data.
- Gore commits to promoting non-animal test methods.
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