Stop The Bioterror Lab

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Who opposes the lab?

If you as an individual or an organization would like to support this campaign with your endorsement, please download our endorsement statement form to print and fill out, and then please send it back to us at the following address:
Cornelia A. Sullivan
452 Park Drive #11
Boston, MA 02215


  • AFSCME local 1489 (Boston Medical Center Employees)
  • Agape Community, Ware, MA
  • Alternatives for Community & Environment (ACE)
  • American Friends Service Committee, Cambridge, MA
  • A.N.S.W.E.R. (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism)
  • Boston Animal Defense League
  • Boston Mobilization
  • Boston NAACP
  • BUGBLOC (BU Germ-Bioterror Lab Opposition Coalition)
  • Cambridge UJP, Cambridge, MA
  • Cathedral Residents Task Force
  • Cause Justice, BU School of Theology
  • Chinese Progressive Association
  • Community Church of Boston
  • Council for Responsible Genetics
  • Dorchester People for Peace
  • Fortes House Senior Housing
  • The Foundation
  • Grant Mannor Resident Task Force
  • Grassroots Actions for Peace
  • Greater Roxbury Works Assoc
  • Haley House, Inc., South End, Boston, MA
  • Labor for Justice with Peace
  • Lawyer's Committee For Civil Rights Under The Law
  • League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Massachusetts
  • Little Franciscans Of Mary, Worcester, MA
  • Lucy Parsons Center
  • MA Senior Action
  • Massachusetts Animal Rights Coalition
  • Massachusetts Nurses Association (position statement)
  • Merrimack Valley People For Peace
  • Neighborhood of Affordable Housing
  • North Shore Coalition For Peace & Justice
  • Nipponzan Myohoji Buddhist Center
  • Operation Over
  • Orchard Gardens Residents Assoc
  • Pax Christi Boston
  • Pax Christi MA
  • Peace Abbey, Sherborn, MA
  • The House of Peace, Ipswich, MA
  • Religious of the Sacred Heart, Cambridge, MA
  • Religious of the Sacred Heart, Newton, MA
  • Religious of the Sacred Heart, Roslindale, MA
  • Roxbury Neighborhood Council
  • Safety Net
  • Saints Francis & Thérèse Catholic Worker, Worcester, MA
  • SEIU Local 509 (Boston Medical Center Employees)
  • SEIU Local 1199 (Boston Medical Center Employees)
  • South Boston Residents for Peace
  • Union for Minority Neighborhoods Assoc
  • United for Justice with Peace Coalition
  • Upham's Corner Westside Neighborhood Association, Boston, MA
  • Veterans for Peace
  • Watertown Citizens for Environmental Safety
  • Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
  • Whittier Street Residents task Force

Elected Officials

  • Boston City Councilor Felix Arroyo
  • State Representative Gloria Fox
  • Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner
  • Boston City Councilor Charles Yancey
  • Boston City Councilor Sam Yoon
  • Maura Hennigan: Suffolk County Clerk of the Superior Court, Criminal Division (former Boston City Councilor)

Scientists, Doctors, Academics

  • In April 2004, 165 scientists, physicians, public health specialists, and academics, including Nobel prize winners, signed a letter to the Mayor of Boston, Boston City Council, and BU opposing locating the bioterrorism laboratory in the South End/Roxbury area of Boston. Read their letter, No Place to Hide, and see who has signed on so far.

Cities and Towns who have passed Resolutions opposing the BU BSL4 Lab in principle

  • Brookline, MA
  • Cambridge, MA


  • More than four thousand individuals have signed petitions and endorsements opposing the bioterrorism laboratory.

updated with current endorsments as of March 13th 2007

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