full story here:
by Teresa Blackman, kgw.com Staff
June 28, 2010
See all 2 photos »
BEAVERTON, OR – Animal rights activists blockaded the entrance to a primate
research laboratory in Beaverton Monday morning.
About 35 activists were protesting at the entrance to the Oregon National
Primate Research Center, located at 505 185th Avenue in Beaverton.
Some yelled chants through megaphones, other carried signs with slogans like,
“OHSU tortures animals,” “Science gone mad” and “Use our tax dollars for
Five protesters also chained themselves together and blocked Heritage Parkway,
the road leading into the facility, but workers still managed to get by and
enter the building.
Police arrested the five protesters in the street Monday afternoon after they
refused to leave the roadway. They were charged with a misdemeanor for
Justin Kay of the Portland Animal Defense League organized Monday’s protest. He
said the protesters want the ONPRC shut down.