In 1983, Alex worked undercover in a Defense Department research facility where dogs and other animals were being shot in underground firing ranges to test new weapons and bullets. This work led to Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger permanently closing down the Pentagon Wound Laboratory.
Unsatisfied, Alex led continued protests against the D.O.D. until Secretary Weinberger issued a second order, ordering that no dogs or cats are to ever be used again, in any military ballistics training or research, by the U.S. Defense Department.
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