AETA Charges Dismissed

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district court judge today dismissed federal charges against the AETA 4, four activists charges with acts of terrorism under the Animal Enterprise Terrorist Act. In fact, he said their activities were protected free speech. Tags: AETA 4 animal enterprise terrorism act activism This is very good news from July 13, reported in Action for Animals Austin. A U.S.

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Atttorney's File Motion to Dismiss Charges Against AETA 4

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The AETA is so broad and unclear it could be used to suppress lawful protests and boycotts by any activists across the spectrum, no matter what the issue. These activities are protected by the First Amendment. Tags: animal experimentation AETA 4 Attorney's for 4 people accused under the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act filed a motion to have the charges dismissed. Among the activities the 4 are charged with are writing in chalk on a sidewalk and distributing leaflets.

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