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Coalition to Abolish Animal Testing needs donations for fundraising garage sale

Promote Sensible use of Your Tax Money and Protect Animals too!

CAAT (Coalition to Abolish Animal Testing) needs your help. In order to keep spreading the truth about bogus, wasteful animal research going on at OHSU and across the country, we are having a fund-raising garage sale Saturday and Sunday, May 27th & 28th
If you can help with donations of quality stuff for the garage sale contact CAAT to arrange drop-off or pick-up of your donations.

or call (503)972.CAAT (2228)

Put that stuff sitting around to good use!

All proceeds will help continue CAAT's grassroots campaign to shut down OHSU's primate research center. CAAT is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

What's wrong with OHSU's primate center?

OHSU's National Primate Research center has been around for over 40 years, sucking up hundreds of millions of tax dollars. While social services are disappearing and people are dying from lack of medical treatment, OHSU keeps taking our money for research that is producing nothing of value.

For example: At OHSU's primate center, researcher Judy Cameron implants large monitoring devices under the skin on the backs of young monkeys. Then remote control gliders are flown over their heads to induce stress. She claims this will help us understand adolescent depression. Doctors and scientists have pointed out the fact that any data gathered from this is completely irrelevant to humans. Yet it only takes common sense to see that depression is a complex cultural and psycho-physical phenomenon specific to the species suffering from it. While OHSU wastes our money, mental health services for those suffering from depression, addiction and other problems are disappearing and services for at-risk youth are being decimated.

CAAT is spreading the message that contrary to claims that animal research saves lives, it is in fact doing more harm than good to human health.