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Boycott those charities using animal research

Some medical research charities that conduct cruel animal experiments are receiving millions of pounds every year in donations.

This is in spite of the fact that a new NOP opinion poll shows that 82% of people would not knowingly give to a medical research or health charity that funds animal research.

How can this be? The only answer is that the public are being kept in the dark about the research these charities are funding.

Animal Aid's recent campaign, at the heart of which is a scientific report, Victims of Charity, reveals that charity-funded researchers have deliberately damaged monkeys' brains with toxic chemicals, slowly and systematically destroyed the hearts of dogs.

The report's authors conclude that laboratory experiments on animals produce information that cannot be reliably applied to human medicine.

Animal Aid is urging people to boycott all charities that conduct or fund cruel and unreliable animal research. Contact Animal Aid for a free list of charities and their research policies at info@animalaid.org.uk or on 01732 364546.

ANDREW TYLER

Animal Aid

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