1. We’re calling on Washington state legislators to hold a public hearing to help address violations of the law and heinous cruelty at the Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC) and its breeding compound near a toxic waste site in Arizona. Read a new article featuring insights from PETA primate scientist Dr. Lisa Jones-Engel, a former WaNPRC researcher, detailing a few of the center’s many failures.
  2. We placed a full-page ad in the Wisconsin State Journal, condemning the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center for keeping the macaque Cornelius locked up for over 10 years.
  3. A county court has granted PETA’s motion to challenge Oregon Health & Science University—which houses the Oregon National Primate Research Center—for unlawfully monitoring our activities.
  4. PETA slammed Yerkes National Primate Research Center for allowing a monkey to die after getting a leg caught between two metal sheets—the latest in a long history of animal welfare violations at that hellish facility.
  5. To tie it all together, PETA supporters—including one in a powerful costume of Dorothy, a monkey who was exploited at the WaNPRC until her cancer-ridden body collapsed—confronted attendees of the annual meeting of the American Society of Primatologists in Oklahoma City, urging them to join us in demanding that all seven primate centers be shut down.