Category Archive: Essays

Jan 01

Darwin: An Animal Welfare Advocate

“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man.” -Mark Twain “I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world.” -Samuel Johnson …

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Nov 25

Flashback Friday…

#FlashbackFriday ALF Action – July 1989 – Texas Tech University The FBI classified the ALF as a domestic terrorism group in 1989. If that was meant to slow liberation actions down, it didn’t. On July fourth of that year, four activists launched a daring raid on the Texas Tech laboratories of physiologist John Orem in …

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Oct 13

A Statement from Animal Liberation Prisoner Water Bond: “Five Years Ago on October 13, 2011”

In a Corrlink’s email, Walter Bond recently commented on his sentencing 5 years ago on October 13, 2011 in Federal District Court, Salt Lake City, Utah: WALTER EDMUND BOND (37096013) 9/26/2016 3:53:00 PM A Reminder I remember October 13th, 2011 well. I had already been in county jail for a year and a half and …

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Sep 29

A letter from Animal Liberation prisoner Debbie Vincent…

What is scary in this world is oppression and injustice, when people hurt people, animals and nature. What is beautiful in this world is resistance, when people say ‘enough is enough’ and act. Oppression and injustice are everywhere, but so is resistance. Because some people know that if you fight you might lose, but if …

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Sep 29

Animal Liberationist Kevin Johnson on AETA- A Personal Challenge

For those cheering CCR’s challenge to the AETA, let’s challenge our own comfort By Kevin Johnson Three years ago, my friend Tyler and I crept onto a squalid and cramped fur farm in northern Illinois and released two thousand mink from their cages to save their lives. Approximately a year later, a man in Fresno, …

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