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Neighbors of NY Blood Center Exec Michael Hodin Lambaste Chimp Advocates Over Nighttime Protests (VIDEO)

August 28, 2016 by Leave a Comment

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After staging over 10 daytime protests at the home on New York Blood Center (NYBC) Board Member Michael Hodin and receiving no response, animal rights activists escalated their campaign by staging three nighttime protests, a change that is infuriating his neighbors. Hodin, along with his NYBC colleagues, abandoned 66 chimpanzees on islands in Liberia with no food or water after conducting experiments on them for three decades and making a public promise to provide the survivors with lifelong care.

As Hodin watched two of the protests from the windows of his multi-million dollar apartment, his neighbors, most of whom ignored the activists for months during the daytime protests, lambasted them for the nighttime disruptions. Activists told his angry neighbors to “take it up with Hodin.”

Activists plan to resume the night time protests at Hodin’s building after Labor Day, when area residents return from their summer vacations.


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  1. linda Wilson says:

    Good let him feel uncomfortable as everyday those chimps do wondering and waiting for food. Chimps so utterly used by them and discarded without a single shred of thought and compassion. Hopefully their neighbours will turn on him though they do seem to care only about themselves. If Hodin had any empathy he would do something for the sake of his neighbours but instead he cowers, god I would be so ashamed.
    Thanks for the protests it warms my heart you are brave and brilliant.

  2. Zizi says:

    The “privileged” neighbors in that fancy, upscale building, would probably do the same! So, there isn’t any wonder why they don’t give a sh*t about the chimps!

    1. Mark Caponigro says:

      Right, their shared “privilege” explains a lot. That one guy who said it was “OK” that his dog is fed while the chimpanzees are not is probably typical of a lot of Americans, but especially the privileged ones.

      On the other hand, surely there must be at least one resident in that big building who sympathizes with the chimps and resents the obstructiveness of Michael Hodin!

  3. Claudine Erlandson says:

    Wow! Thank you SO MUCH for your protest, for the Chimps!

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