On Different Results of Direct Action

Animal Person

There is a profound difference between what Sea Shepherd does and what the Animal Liberation Front does, but there are also similarities, and those similarities increase in number if a direct action by the ALF (or anyone else) is an open rescue and therefore a direct defense of sentient nonhumans being attacked by humans. He speaks of the "mixed message of the animal rights community" that animals are so much like us, yet not enough like us to experiment on.

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Beef Farm's Trucks Burned by Activists

Critter News

I don't support the destruction of property or any physical threats against people who harm animals whether through medical testing or through conventional agriculture. Animal rights activists are behind the burning of cattle trucks at Harris Farms in western Fresno County early Sunday, according to a statement released by a clearinghouse for activists. california activism san joaquin valley cows farm animal welfare agriculture

FBI Serves Search Warrant to ALF Supporter

Critter News

The FBI served a search warrant Monday on a Salt Lake City home occupied by a supporter of the Animal Liberation Front. The agents took computers, papers and other items it thought to be related to "animal enterprise terrorism," Young said, reciting language from the warrant. It's important to highlight the fact that I am being targeted just because I am a public figure on the subject" of animal rights, Young said in an interview Tuesday.

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Minnesota Activist Indicted for Animal Terrorism

Critter News

According to the indictment, unsealed today, DeMuth committed "animal enterprise terrorism and cause[d] economic damage to the animal enterprise in an amount exceeding $10,000" between Nov. The Animal Liberation Front claimed responsibility for vandalizing two labs and three offices at the University of Iowa on Nov. Tags: universities animal research animal enterprise terrorism act us From the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.I

University of Iowa Animal Lab Goes Underground

Critter News

million for an underground vivarium that will house University of Iowa animal research laboratories. The links would mean researchers would never have to transport animals above ground, said Jordan Cohen, interim U of I vice president for research. 14, 2004, break-in at animal research laboratories in the U of I’s Spence Laboratories and Seashore Hall cost about $425,000 and temporarily stalled some research. Poor, poor long-suffering animal researchers.

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100,000 Salmon Released in Sweden

Critter News

From Biteback: On the night of 21 November more than 100,000 salmon were liberated from two fish farms in northen Sweden. We are also aware that the liberation of the fish may have a negative effect on the ocean ecosystem. At Näske Lax AB more that 100,000 salmon were liberated by cutting all the net-cages that were holding the fish. Both by saving individual animals and also by economic sabotage we make it harder and less profitable to continue to torture and kill animals.

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