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  • Charla Nash Leads New Push To Ban Trafficking Of Apes And Monkeys

     Charla Nash Leads New Push To Ban Trafficking Of Apes And Monkeys
    WASHINGTON — Charla Nash, horribly mauled by a friend's pet chimpanzee five years ago, flew to Washington Thursday to become a convincing advocate to for a bill that would make it more difficult for someone to own a monkey as a pet.
  • Chimp Attack Victim Lobbying Congress for Primate Pet Ban

    In a Congress infamous for legislative gridlock, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal thinks Charla Nash is a major reason why a bill to ban the sale of primates as pets is likely to cruise to congressional approval with bipartisan backing. Nash, a woman who was...

    7 Years After Couple Was Killed By Falling Tree On Parkway, Family Finally Sues State

     7 Years After Couple Was Killed By Falling Tree On Parkway, Family Finally Sues State
    A 70-foot tree fell on a car driving down the Merritt Parkway in Westport in 2007, killing a husband and wife before the eyes of their 7- and 9-year old sons, who were seated behind them. Now — after a seven-year delay caused largely by the state'...

    Chimp Attack Victim Deserves Court Hearing

    Connecticut's General Assembly should give Charla Nash, who was viciously attacked by a 200-pound chimpanzee in Stamford in 2009, the right to sue the state for its negligence in not enforcing the law that would have protected her from harm. Last...

    Chimp Attack Was Not The State's Fault

    Chimp Attack Was Not The State's Fault
    We all feel great sympathy for Charla Nash, the woman who was savagely attacked and mauled by a friend's pet chimpanzee. It was a tragedy, a terrible accident, awful even to think about. But the taxpayers of Connecticut are not responsible for it. Ms....