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Animal rights group says animal deaths at Johns Hopkins violated law
Animal rights group says animal deaths at Johns Hopkins violated law

An animal rights group has filed a complaint with federal regulators against the Johns Hopkins University over the deaths of three monkeys and a rabbit in 2014. Stop Animal Exploitation Now, which opposes all animal experimentation, has filed complaints under the Animal Welfare Act against several universities, including the University of Maryland. "Major violations of the Animal Welfare Act are considered to be very serious in nature, especially when the violations kill or seriously injure animals," the group said in a letter Saturday to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which enforces the law. A USDA spokeswoman said the agency would investigate the claim. Spokeswoman Tanya...

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