Archive for December 2nd, 2011

UF physician accused of molesting child

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

UF Child Molester James Phillips

Posted by News4Jax

A University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville faculty member has been arrested on charges of lewd and lascivious molestation on a child younger than 12.

James Phillips, 45, has been placed on administrative leave pending the investigation. He is being held in the Duval County jail with bail set at $100,003.

According to a police report, the molestation was reported on Nov. 25. “Potential evidence” was collected during a search, according to the report.

Police said Phillips denied any wrongdoing. Other details of the arrest were redacted from the police report.

Administrators with the Jacksonville UF College of Medicine campus said they were notified Thursday of the investigation and immediately took Phillips out of a patient care setting.

“These charges against a member of our faculty are deeply troubling. This conduct, if true, is intolerable,” said Dr. Bernie Machen, president of the University of Florida. “We extend to the child and family our most sincere concern during this difficult time.”

Phillips has been an employee with the UF College of Medicine-Jacksonville since July 2002, first as a resident and currently as an assistant professor of adult internal medicine in the Department of Medicine. The allegations do not involve patient care and did not occur on Shands Jacksonville Medical Center or UF property, officials said.

“We are cooperating fully with police as they gather facts,” said Dr. David S. Guzick, senior vice president for health affairs at UF and president of the UF&Shands Health System. “As always, the goal of UF&Shands is to provide a safe, secure and caring environment for our patients, their families and the community. These allegations have shocked and saddened us, and the police investigation is critical.”

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Cyber Action: Tell Hotel Shattuck to stop sponsoring cruelty & exploitation of horses

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

CONTACT HOTEL SHATTUCK:

Phone: (510) 845-7300
Toll Free: (866) 466-9199
Fax: (510) 845-7320
E-mail: [email protected]
General Manager: [email protected]

By Joseph Buddenberg

Berkeley, California – The Hotel Shattuck Plaza is a sponsor of Golden Gate Fields, the horse racing venue in Berkeley, CA. 176 horses have died at GGF in the past 3 years, with 72 deaths in 2010. Please contact them and let them know that you will not stay at this hotel as long as they support these atrocities.

It would be great if people mentioned that they are past customers, or that they are UC-Berkeley students who have convinced their parents to no longer patronize the Hotel Shattuck.

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India to Phase Out Animal Dissection in Universities

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Posted by One Green Plant

Thanks to an extensive campaign led by PETA India, the University Grants Commission, the governing body for Indian Universities has officially recommended that all colleges and universities in India replace animal dissection and animal experimentation in zoology and life sciences courses with modern non-animal methods.

It is estimated that Indian universities will save 19 million animals every year by switching to computer simulations, interactive CD-ROMs, films, charts and lifelike models.

“By recommending the elimination of animal dissection, Indian’s top university governing body is doing everything possible to ensure that students use the most modern education tools possible, meaning computer models over animals”, says PETA India Science Policy Advisor Dr Chaitanya Koduri.

PETA India will now write to colleges and universities across the country that offer zoology and life-sciences courses and urge them to implement the UGC recommendations.

Visit CutOutDissection.com to learn how PETA can help you get dissection alternatives implemented in schools near you.

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Factory-Farmed Humans

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

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