Medal bearers walk, run, dance for relay
By Janis Warren - The Tri-City News Published: May 18, 2012 3:00 PM Updated: May 18, 2012 3:10 PM The Rick Hansen Relay started at 8:20 a.m. Friday in Coquitlam with Lynda Baker, the city's community events co-orindator, and ended at the base of Thermal Drive in Port Moody with Derrick Hill, a Port Coquitlam resident who was part of the original ... (more)
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Since: Mar 12
#1 May 19, 2012
Those Who Forget History Are Doomed to Repeat It!
Rick Hansen and the many other organizations are to be commended for improving the lives of people but do people know that spinal cord research still includes cruel experiments on animals?
In 1987 Lifeforce provided Mr. Hansen with scientific proof that intentionally paralysing rats, cats, dogs pigs, and monkeys will not help injured people. The use of animal models is not only inhumane but also is scientifically fallacious. The breakthroughs have resulted from human clinical studies and other non-animal methodologies.
Read the history and why many doctors oppose vivisection at http://lifeforcefoundation.org/newsitem.php...
There are many organizations that conduct humane, ethical research to donate to. I hope that everyone will ask Rick Hansen if they will become a charity that does not support further failed experiments on sentient animals? That will stop the waste of research funds and find those cures.
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