The Harry Potter universe is chock-full of owls and actress Evanna Lynch is standing by their sides. The “Harry Potter” actress joins PETA, a JHU senior and former secretary of health in a lawsuit challenging a federal law that allows fatal brain experiments on owls, according to the animal rights organization.
The experiments take place at Johns Hopkins University due to a 2002 loophole in the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA). Lynch and company are suing as “next friends” to the birds.
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