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Draft Principles and guidelines for the care and use of non-human primates for scientific purposes submission

ID: 
11
Personal Details
First Name: 
Jason
Last Name: 
Dodson
Option 1 - Online comments
General comments on section/paragraph of the draft NHP Guidelines: 
Introduction

While I applaud efforts to protect the welfare of primates, I am struck by the irony that we are considering a code that seeks to ensure welfare while breaking the animal's fundamental right to live its life in a natural waY, free from the abuse at the hands of humans. Experimentation on animals of any description is simply wrong and cannot be justified by any argument, particularly those that suggest the welfare of humans  somehow justifies the use of animals in research.

I simply wish to make the point that experimentation on primates in any capacity is wrong in my view and wish for my voice to be heard on this matter.

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