On December 1st there was a protest at Huntingdon Life Sciences (the world's largest product testing laboratory) in New Jersey. About 200 to 300 animal rights activists gathered outside of Huntingdon Life Sciences to protest animal testing and the inhumane treatment of animals, including dogs, cats, mice, primates etc. (These animals are forced to inhale and ingest products such as weed killers, detergents, Viagra, and diet pills, for weeks or months on end. Then they are killed and dissected.) Following the protest was an effective home demonstration at Teresa's (HLS EMPLOYEE) in Pennsylvania. Her neighbors came out to join the 40 some protesters, voicing their opinion. One woman quietly watched the activists chant "QUIT YOUR JOB!", and various people yelling through a couple of megaphones on how they feel about Teresa from across the street. The woman looked back and forth at the torturer's house to the activists and then spoke up. She told me that her husband used to beat their Doberman, one time he hit him in the face so hard he made the dog's nose bleed. She then told me "It wasn't too long before he started beating me, so then I had to leave him." She said that she was very surprised and that she had no idea Teresa worked at HLS (she knew very little about HLS). I told her I really wouldn't doubt it if the disgusting people who test on animals, are the same one's who go home and beat their partner(s) or children. Other activists gave her the SHAC (Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty) website http://www.shacamerica.net/ for more information. Another woman with her Bull Dog actually joined the demonstration. "I had no idea Teresa did that kind of job. I told some of the neighbors who lived next to me what was going on and they decided to come out and join me with their dogs too." The police were calm, and even turned on their spotlight so the signs were lit up. SHAC (Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty) is a very successful campaign that will close Huntingdon Life Sciences down. They have targeted many businesses that have had anything to do with HLS, and a large percentage of these businesses have pulled out. The message definately got out around Teresa's neighborhood about her job and only time will tell when she will be another to quit HLS.
500 ANIMALS DIE EVERY DAY AT HLS