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7/10/06--Target: HLS Enabler - Pink Sheets LLC<br><br>
KINSHIP CIRCLE ACTION CAMPAIGN<br><br><a href="" target="_blank"></a><br><br><br><br>
Camille, <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a><br><br>
Win Animal Rights: <a href="" target="_blank"></a><br><br>
Contact WAR: <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a>, 646-267-9934<br><br><br><br>
Fact Sheet with graphic photos: <a href="" target="_blank"></a><br><br><br><br>
($10) Booklet with graphic images from HLS protests and investigations<br><br>
To order, email name and street address, to: <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a><br><br>
To order online: <a href="" target="_blank"></a><br><br><br><br>
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Mr. R. Cromwell Coulson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer<br><br>
Pink Sheets LLC<br><br>
304 Hudson Street, 2nd Floor<br><br>
New York, NY 10013<br><br>
ph: 212-896-4400; fax: 212-868-3848<br><br>
General Info & Investor Questions: <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a><br><br><br><br>
Issuer Questions / Issuer Services:<br><br>
212-896-4420; <a href="mailto:i[email protected]">[email protected]</a><br><br><br><br>
Subscription Information / Customer Service:<br><br>
212-896-4405; <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a><br><br><br><br>
Trial Subscriptions / Sales Marketing:<br><br>
212-896-4432; <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a><br><br><br><br>
Historical Pricing / Library 212-896-4483<br><br><br><br>
Technical Information / Systems Department:<br><br>
212-896-4411; <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a><br><br><br><br>
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Dear Sir/Madam:<br><br><br><br>
I write to express my concern about your company's ongoing role with LSRI<br><br>
(Huntingdon Life Sciences, or HLS). At the present time, no U.S. market<br><br>
maker will list LSRI stock.<br><br><br><br>
Yet Pink Sheets LLC continues to disclose LSRI/HLS stock trading activity.<br><br>
Your company provides exposure and liquidity to an animal experimentation<br><br>
laboratory cited for multiple violations of the U.S. Animal Welfare Act.<br><br>
Huntingdon's record includes the arrest of workers on animal cruelty<br><br>
charges, 520 breaches of Good Laboratory Practice in England, and a $50,000<br><br>
payoff to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for falsified records and<br><br>
animal welfare infractions. HLS has even acquired a criminal record in the<br><br>
UK for failure to file company accounts on time.<br><br><br><br>
In September 2005, the New York Stock Exchange de-listed LSRI. Legacy<br><br>
Trading salvaged LSRI/HLS with a listing on the Over The Counter Bulletin<br><br>
Board. But by February 2006, Legacy had abandoned LSRI/HLS too. To date,<br><br>
numerous firms have divested shares or terminated custody services in<br><br>
LSRI/HLS securities -- including Merrill Lynch, Schwab Capital Markets L.P.,<br><br>
Citibank, M.H. Meyerson, ACAP Financial Inc., Barclays, HSBC, Royal Bank of<br><br>
Scotland, Trimark, Oracle Partners, Stephen's Inc., Puglisi & Company, Punk<br><br>
Ziegel & Company, Park Financial, etc.<br><br><br><br>
According to the Pink Sheets website, a company must retain an active listed<br><br>
market maker. LSRI does NOT have a market maker at this time. Why do you<br><br>
still report LSRI/HLS trading?<br><br><br><br>
I realize you may be unaware of the cruelty behind the HLS/LSRI symbol.<br><br>
Huntingdon performs animal tests "only reliable" 5-25% of time," as stated<br><br>
in their own records. Animals are left in barren cages to seize, vomit,<br><br>
bleed, and suffer without painkillers or veterinary care.<br><br><br><br>
Over the course of five investigations, photographic images and testimonials<br><br>
have revealed HLS technicians who nonchalantly kill dogs by flooding their<br><br>
lungs with toxic materials meant for the animals' stomachs. In one video<br><br>
clip, a technician punches a 4-month-old beagle in the face. During a<br><br>
supposedly post-mortem dissection, another tech slices into the chest of a<br><br>
convulsing monkey.<br><br><br><br>
HLS fails to properly euthanize animals. One investigator saw "a beagle on<br><br>
the necropsy table. The vivisector put a knife into the animal and he threw<br><br>
his head back and howled and actually lurched himself down the table... His<br><br>
last howls were when the leg muscles were severed."<br><br><br><br>
Why risk credibility by association with a facility notorious for animal<br><br>
abuse and staff ineptitude? Moreover, many companies have evolved to<br><br>
human-focused research such as in vitro analysis, cell imaging, genetic and<br><br>
protein analysis, advanced MRI imaging, etc. Growing recognition of the<br><br>
inability to extrapolate data from animals to humans has prompted the<br><br>
discovery of non-animal systems that are more cost effective and relevant to<br><br>
human health.<br><br><br><br>
I urge you to make the socially responsible decision to sever ties with HLS.<br><br>
If Pink Sheets LLC has stopped reporting stock trading information for<br><br>
LSRI/HLS, please send me a written statement so I may share the good news<br><br>
with others.<br><br><br><br>
Thank you very much for your time and consideration,<br><br><br><br>
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