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Event: Oregon National Primate Research Center

La Salle High School, 11999 SE Fuller Rd, Milwaukie, OR 97222 is hosting OSTA. One tour is of the primate center on Saturday, October 13,2007
The Oregon National Primate Research Center will offer a private tour of the facilities on Saturday, October 13, 2007 at no charge to guests. The tour will include a visit to the outdoor shelters and corrals to observe rhesus and Japanese macaques. You will learn more about the role of nonhuman primates in biomedical research and to observe nonhuman primate behavior. OSTA attendees and their families (no children under the age of 10, please are invited to visit the Oregon National Primate Research Center for a presentation and tour of a unique, world class biomedical research facility. It will begin at the Primate Center at 10 A.M. and end at Noon. Advance sign up for this field trip is required. You must sign up by October 9, 2007 to be able to attend the field trip. A similar event into the University of Arizona health sciences department began through locked doors. I had purchased a PETA (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals) shirt the day before. After through the doors, I quietly removed my business shirt that I like other teachers wore. The look on the Dachau attendant was priceless as he walked through his torture chamber proudly showing us how to handle animals in the classroom, and what noble efforts they were making.

ooh 12.Oct.2007 12:03

i can't wait

I can't wait to see the electrical ejaculation room and the monkeys with the tops of their skulls removed.

... 12.Oct.2007 12:04

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Sign up in advance so the corporate police state can run a background check on you to make sure you are not an "eco-terrorist".

Just so people understand - 12.Oct.2007 16:46

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you see only what OHSU wants you to see. You see none of the monkeys pulling their hair out, alone in cages, having been separated from their mothers at birth. You see none of their pain, and the force with which the monkeys are treated. You see a sanitized version of primate research, a sanitized tour.

After the last undercover there, a KATU reporter who had seen the footage tried to get a *full* tour of the primate center, and was turned away.