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UCSF Targeted for Protests
SAN FRANCISCO -- The University of California, San Francisco -- already
being asked to refund millions of dollars in federal grants because of the
way it treats research subjects -- will be targeted for a major protest today
by animal rights activists.
The protest -- one of dozens being held across
the nation for "National Primate Liberation Week" -- will be held today, 12:15
p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at UCSF (513 Parnassus) by Army of Compassion, an animal
UCSF, which has been fined nearly $100,000 in recent years
for Animal Welfare Act violations, should be required to refund millions in
grants, wrote SAEN, a research watchdog based in Ohio, in an appeal to the
National Institutes of Health and federal Inspector General.