Saturday, June 24, 2017
HOLLYWOOD OUTRAGE TARGETS MISSOURI CHIMPANZEE SANCTUARY!!!
This week a captive Kansas City chimp died after a tragic drop following a brutal fight.
And so, Kansas City and Missouri are both now at the forefront of a crusade by a celebrity and a controversial animal rights organization that hopes to keep these primates safe.
Here's the word:
Alan Cumming and PETA Ask Court to Free Chimpanzee Co-star From "Unsanitary" Sanctuary
Alan Cumming and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have gone to court to get Tonka, a chimpanzee who co-starred alongside the actor in the 1997 comedy Buddy, out of "unsanitary" care in a Missouri facility.
The federal lawsuit, filed by PETA in the U.S. District Court of Missouri's Eastern Division on Friday, seeks to transfer Tonka and 10 other chimpanzees from the Missouri Primate Foundation, an animal-care facility, to accredited sanctuaries.
Developing . . .