House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Nick J. Rahall (D-WV) announced that, at his request, the House of Representatives will consider on Monday, February 23, the Captive Primate Safety Act (H.R. 80). Consideration of the needed legislation comes just one week after a woman was critically injured in a vicious chimpanzee attack in Stamford, Connecticut – leaving no doubt that the danger of nonhuman primates in homes and to communities must be addressed.
Is it just me, or does anyone see an Ape-Pet vs. Human war on the horizon? Or is that just me wishing?