Here's an excerpt from her phone message:
Hi, this is Alicia Silverstone. I'm sure that you were as disturbed as I was to learn that Brookhaven is considering blasting monkeys with radiation in a really cruel project funded by NASA. These bright but scared to death animals will be locked up for life and may suffer from brain damage, cancer, and blindness before dying in their barren steel cages.
Brookhaven's reputation as a cutting-edge scientific organization is ruined if this cruel study happens. NASA's European counterpart--the European Space Agency--has publicly condemned such experiments on monkeys.
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