Protest Army Poison Experiments

The U.S. army has issued a job announcement for "qualified sources to provide pathological support services" to poison rodents, pigs, sheep, ferrets, and chickens. These animals will be systematically tortured and killed in "inhalation, dermal [skin] and oral toxicity studies ... to provide a greater understanding of the toxicological [poisonous] effects of potential chemical munitions [chemical weapons and ammunition] at the tissue/cellular level. Effort must be conducted within the guidelines set forth in 'Good laboratory practice (GLP) for nonclinical laboratory studies, FDA' (CFR, ref. 21, part 58, April 1990)." The job contract is for 3 years.

What Can I Do?

  • Protest this military cruelty to the innocent victims of human violence. Tell the army to use our tax dollars to study ways of bringing beauty and peace to the world. Contact: John Hughes, Contract Specialist. U.S. Army Chemical and Biological Defense Command, Procurement, Directorate. Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010-5423 (ph: 410/671-2449). Write/call also: Gary D. Nordman, Contracting Officer (same address; ph: 410/671-3821).