april truitt http://wkms.org en Bill Would Allow Kentuckians to Have Service Monkeys, Draws Criticism http://wkms.org/post/bill-would-allow-kentuckians-have-service-monkeys-draws-criticism <p>A bill that would permit monkeys to be used as service companions for paralyzed&nbsp;Kentuckians&nbsp;has been filed in the state Senate, and is drawing criticism from animal rights groups.&nbsp;</p><p>At first blush, state Senator John&nbsp;Schikel’s (R-11) bill sounds like fodder for "The Daily Show." It allows primates to be service companions in private residences.</p><p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 22:50:25 +0000 Jonathan Meador 38122 at http://wkms.org Bill Would Allow Kentuckians to Have Service Monkeys, Draws Criticism