A Missouri woman has been ordered by a judge to hand her six chimpanzees over to the controversial People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) — despite a dire warning from their veterinarian that they will be in grave danger.
On Wednesday, Tonia Haddix had a contempt hearing before Judge Catherine D. Perry after refusing to turn the chimps that she inherited over to the “animal rights” organization that is notorious for killing animals.
Haddix inherited the chimps from a woman named Connie Casey who ran the Missouri Primate Foundation, once she became unable to continue caring for them. Since then, Haddix has dedicated her life to making sure that they stay together and happy for their remaining days — as many of them are quite old.
PETA launched their first lawsuit against Casey in 2016, claiming that MPF was violating the Endangered Species Act. They have since carried their lawsuit over to Haddix, despite the fact