Campus Connection: UW researchers may soon be exempt from animal cruelty statutes

By Todd Finkelmeyer, Cap Times, 6-13.11

“Should scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison be exempt from state statutes pertaining to crimes against animals as long as the investigators are “engaged in bona fide scientific research?

Scientists at colleges and universities across the state were granted these protections June 3 by the Joint Finance Committee in a measure tucked into an omnibus motion (see item No. 27 in this document) which mostly deals with UW System budget issues — including the new freedoms and flexibilities state campuses were awarded from state oversight.” Click link below for full article.

Campus Connection: UW researchers may soon be exempt from animal cruelty statutes.

 

 

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