Morgan Island, located in the district Mace represents, serves as an NIH research facility and is commonly known as “Monkey Island” due to its holding of 3,500 rhesus monkeys, WJCL 22 reported. In a letter to the NIH, Macy denounced the experiments on the monkeys and other animals as “barbaric” and demanded transparency about them.
“Concerns have been raised about risky virus experiments on primates and other animals at [Rocky Mountain Laboratory,” she wrote. “Now, I have become aware of disturbing videos, photographs and other documents obtained by the non-profit White Coat Waste Project through a Freedom of
Information Act lawsuit against the NIH that detail RML’s cruel experiments with COVID and