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More primates are being used for lab research in the US than ever before

By Justin Rohrlich In 2015, there were 767,622 animals used for medical experiments in the US, the lowest level since the United States Department of Agriculture began keeping records in the early 1970s. That included roughly 138,000 rabbits, 98,000 hamsters, 11,000 sheep, 46,000 pigs; 20,000 cats, 61,000 dogs, 173,000 guinea pigs, 28,000 “other farm animals,” and nearly 62,000 …

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Death threats at ‘pick your own turkey’ farm shop

Staff at a farm shop offering a “pick your own Christmas turkey” service say they have received death threats. The words “Murder” and “Go vegan” have been spray-painted on the door at Greendale Farm Shop in Woodbury Salterton, Devon. Greendale is providing a service where people can name their own turkey and “help look after …

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Memories of arson of Two Elk on Vail Mountain still vivid 20 years later

MountainTownNews.net VAIL, Colo. – Twenty years ago,Vail was in turmoil, trying to make sense of what had just happened. Two Elk, the magnificent cafeteria atop Vail Mountain, had burned in the dark of night on Oct. 19. Gas cans were found nearby in the forest. A few days later, an e-mail was sent to several …

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‘Every time you abuse a hunter on social media, another fox will die’: Animal rights activist finds dismembered fox’s tail and chilling warning on his car

Ray Williams found a bloodied envelope on his car bonnet in Warwickshire  He had been attending a demonstration against a pork supplier for Tesco The package contained a bloodied dismembered fox tail and a threatening note  By ZOIE O’BRIEN View comments A severed fox tail was dumped on the car bonnet of a vegan animal activist warning him …

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Bear hunters say animal rights activists are threatening to hunt them

By Rob Jennings rjennings@njadvancemedia.com NJ Advance Media for NJ.com A pro-hunting group went public Friday with a claim that bear hunt opponents are making threats on social media. The N.J. Outdoor Alliance (NJOA) provided screenshots of several undated comments allegedly made on the Facebook page of the “BEAR Group,” which advocates against the hunt. One comment included in …

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Three Women Charged With Grand Theft Felony For Saving Thrown Away Baby Cow

Common Dreams “Factory farming is inherently cruel, but even from a factory farm perspective throwing live babies into graveyard situations where they are going to languish, slowly starve to death and suffer heat stroke is a clear criminal violation. I don’t know of anyone who would argue that is an acceptable practice.” by Michael Sainato, Chelsea Skojec …

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Farm Journal’s Pork: Top 10 Concerning Statements From Animal Rights Activists

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Free Joseph Dibee; defend Earth—the time is now!

The following article will appear in an upcoming issue of the Fifth Estate as a sidebar. www.FifthEstate.org In the 1990s, environmentalists and animal rights activists engaged in campaigns to put a stop to climate change, animal exploitation, and the destruction of biodiversity. They shut down board meetings, interrupted construction projects, organized demonstrations and sit-ins, held …

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Cuba Turns ‘Green Scare’ Fugitive Over to US —Are The Black And Puerto Rican Exiles in the Country Safe?

The following article will appear in an upcoming issue of the Fifth Estate. www.FifthEstate.org Bill Weinberg Joseph Mahmoud Dibee, a fugitive animal-rights activist, was intercepted by Cuban authorities in early August and turned over to the FBI. Popped by Cuban cops on an INTERPOL Red Notice, Dibee was flown to Portland, Ore., where he pleaded …

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Animals and Socialism

Jon Hochschartner An interview with activist Dayton Martindale. from Splice Today Dayton Martindale is a founding member of the Democratic Socialists of America’s Animal Liberation Working Group. At the time of writing, his effort hasn’t yet received formal recognition from the broader organization. The associate editor of In These Times discussed capitalism’s adaptability, animals in Marxist theory, and more …

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ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS STEAL CHICKENS FROM CALIFORNIA POULTRY FARM

Newsweek https://www.newsweek.com/animal-rights-protesters-steal-chickens-california-poultry-farm-1146609 Law enforcement officials arrested 67 animal rights activists who raided a California poultry plant and “stole” chickens on Saturday. About 200 activists broke into McCoy’s Poultry Services in Petaluma, according to a statementfrom the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office. “Initial responding deputies entered the property and were confronted by approximately 70 protesters, who were wearing white …

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67 Animal Rights Activists Arrested Trying To Remove Chickens From Petaluma Farm

CBS News LIVE: Dozens of activists are being arrested for executing their rights to provide aid and care to dying animals. #AmazonMassRescue Posted by Direct Action Everywhere – DxE on Laugardagur, 29. september 2018 “We believe we have the legal right to rescue animals and get them the medical care they deserve,” said Wayne Hsiung, …

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HURRICANE FLORENCE DEATH TOLL CLIMBS TO MORE THAN 4 MILLION FARMED ANIMALS

Veg News New shocking footage compiled by animal-rights organization Compassion Over Killing shows the devastation on the ground in North Carolina—where waste lagoons are spilling into waterways that service communities of color. by ANNA STAROSTINETSKAYA More than 4.1 million chickens and turkeys have perished during Hurricane Florence, according to new figures released by the North Carolina …

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Airlines face complaint over refusal to transport animals for testing

A biomedical research group in the US has filed a complaint against four major airlines over their refusal to carry animals for medical research. According to The Scientist, the National Association of Biomedical Research (NABR) filed a complaint with the US Department of Transport (DoT) against United Airlines, British Airways, China Southern and Qatar Airways. …

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FAREWELL PALERON, FAREWELL SAUSAGE: THE BUTCHERS IN THE VIEWFINDER OF RADICAL MILITANT

The Koz Post “Butcher, assassin!”, “Meat is murder!”: radicals in their own words and sometimes violence in their acts, some activists of the cause of animal attack in the last few months to butchers, to the indignation of the meat sector, which calls for the State to counter “terror”. The nights are usually calm in …

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