Category: News Articles

Hacked foie gras info targets Calif. clients

OC Register April 26, 2013 Laguna Beach chef named in hacked information obtained from Hudson Valley, a leading domestic supplier of foie gras. The hacked information targets customers in California, where the  sale of foie gras is banned. Hudson Valley, a leading U.S. supplier of foie gras, confirmed Thursday that its website has been hacked …

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Hudson Valley Foie Gras Hacked by Activists, Customer Names and Emails Leaked

Eater.com April 25, 2013 Not only are anti-foie activists targeting restaurants, they are targeting individuals. Activists hacked the website of respected foie producer Hudson Valley Foie Gras and distributed many of the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of their customers to animal rights groups, the Orange Country Register reports. Included on the list …

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Animal-rights activists wreak havoc in Milan laboratory

University says loss of animals and lab records may ruin years of work on psychiatric diseases. 22 April 2013 A University of Milan lab raided by animal-rights activists hosted rodents used in psychiatric research. Activists occupied an animal facility at the University of Milan, Italy, at the weekend, releasing mice and rabbits and mixing up …

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“Eco-Terrorists” Attack Conservatives in New Film

Enviro film ‘Greedy Lying Bastards’ opens in more theaters after box office flop. By Mike Ciandella Business and Media Institute “Greedy Lying Bastards” follows “An Inconvenient Truth” in the climate change alarmism documentary film genre. The difference is this film lacked Al Gore’s name to give it momentum, although it has gotten some help from …

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Daniel McGowan Back in Jail Days After Writing About His Secretive Prison Unit for Huffington Post

by Will Potter Green is the New Red I was supposed to meet Daniel McGowan for coffee today, and got an email from him last night that his work pass was denied. The revocation of his pass was a surprise, because McGowan has done everything possible to adjust himself to life post-prison, including securing a …

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Radicals claim responsibility for boutique attack

By Brent Richter North Shore News A radical animal rights group has claimed responsibility for an attack on Real Housewives of Vancouver cast member Jody Claman’s West Vancouver clothing boutique. Activists from the Animal Liberation Front publicized their unapologetic communiqué on Bite Back magazine’s website Wednesday morning, claiming responsibility for spray-painting “ALF” on the door …

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Chicks stolen, 200, from Mass. farmer who suspects animal rights activists

By Barry Leibowitz CBS News ASHBURNHAM, Mass. – A central Massachusetts farmer says 200 chicks were stolen from their pen, and he suspects animal rights activists are behind it, after he posted a picture of the birds on Facebook.Keith Kopley at Kalon Farm in Ashburnham says the Cornish cross chicks hatched in Pennsylvania were delivered …

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Dancing the World Into Being

By Naomi Klein, Yes! Magazine 08 March 13   Naomi Klein speaks with writer, spoken-word artist, and indigenous academic Leanne Betasamosake Simpson about “extractivism,” why it’s important to talk about memories of the land, and what’s next for Idle No More.   n December 2012, the Indigenous protests known as Idle No More exploded onto …

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Attorney Claims USA Chills Rights of Environmentalists

By RYAN ABBOTT Courthouse News Service WASHINGTON (CN) – An attorney whose client is serving 22 years for destroying private property claims the FBI denied her FOIA request, to cover up the government’s “Green Scare” program, meant to chill the speech rights of environmental activists. New York City attorney Susan Tipograph sued the Department of …

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Heart Attack Grill ‘spokesman’ dies after apparent heart attack

By JoNel Aleccia NBC News A 54-year-old man who spent his days touting the greasy pleasures of the Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas has died of an apparent heart attack, the restaurant’s owner said. John Alleman was waiting for a bus outside the downtown grill last week when he collapsed, Jon Basso told NBC …

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Arson, Cracked Testicles, and Internet Death Threats

Gawker.com by Jordan Heller How Animal Rights Extremists Are Learning From the People Who Murdered George Tiller “We will…strap you into a monkey restraining device and use industrial pliers to crack your testicles like walnuts.” That was the simple message that medical researcher Dr. Donal O’Leary received in October 2011. The note, which threatened to …

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Minn. Activist’s Dad Admits To Bumping Prosecutor

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A suburban Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to bumping a federal prosecutor in Iowa two years ago after his son was sentenced and immediately imprisoned for his role in a 2006 attack on a ferret farm attributed to the Animal Liberation Front. Timothy DeMuth, 51, pleaded guilty Thursday in Davenport …

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Canadian accused of links to animal liberation group to make first U.S. court appearance

Globe and Mail by Jeff Barnard A Canadian woman who spent a decade as a fugitive in the largest eco-terrorism investigation in U.S. history is due in federal court in Oregon on conspiracy and arson charges. Rebecca Rubin, 39, a Canadian citizen with connections to North Vancouver, was to be arraigned Friday afternoon in U.S. …

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Solidarity in silence, resist the Grand Jury witch hunt!

Support Grand Jury Resisters by writing letters to those who are already incarcerated and/or donate to those currently subpoenaed to help with legal fees. More information about political prisoners and grand jury resisters can be found on our Prisoners page. Pacific Northwest Grand Jury Kteeo Olejnik, Maddy Pfeiffer and Matt Duran are three activists currently …

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Breaking: Another Activist Subpoenaed to California Grand Jury

Green is the New Red by Will Potter Yesterday another person was subpoenaed to testify before a federal grand jury in California investigating animal rights activists. Priyesh Patel of Portland, Oregon, was served a subpoena Thursday while at work, and is scheduled to appear at the San Francisco federal courthouse on January 29th. Grand jury …

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