PETA Wins Public Records Lawsuit Against Oregon Health & Science University

PETA won a public records lawsuit against Oregon Health & Science University, which must provide us with 74 videos of taxpayer-funded experiments on monkeys that took place at the university’s primate research center. These experiments involve impregnating macaque monkeys, feeding the mothers various experimental diets, separating them from their offspring, and deliberately frightening the young monkeys. PETA filed the lawsuit against the university in 2019, after it denied our open records request for the videos.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind