Submitted on Saturday 3rd September 2011
Rejected on Wednesday 21st June 2017
Current status: Rejected
Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)
European Union regulations on the welfare of laboratory animals
Puppies and kittens could be clubbed to death under new European Union regulations on the welfare of laboratory animals.
Currently, newborn puppies, kittens, ferrets and fox cubs which are not needed for scientific research are put to sleep.
But rules due to become law in the UK by 2013 sanction killing by a percussive blow to the head.
Britain has the option of keeping its own higher welfare standards but shows no sign of doing so.
We must not allow this barbaric act to be brought into law..sign now to get the government to keep our own higher welfare standards.
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