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Animal Rights Activists Charged in Murder Fur Hire Plot

ABC News By ALYSSA NEWCOMB Feb. 22, 2012 An animal activist planned to pay a hitman $730 to gun down a random person wearing fur outside of a Cleveland library. A criteria for any gunmen considering the offer was that they do not wear “anything that looks remotely like fur,” according to a police affidavit. …

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$100,000 reward posted for information on the attack on Harris Farms last month

Cattle Network: Sheriff’s officials said a $100,000 reward will be given to anyone with information leading to the arrest of the arsonist responsible for the attack on Harris Farms last month. The Associated Press reports the fire at California’s largest beef processor destroyed 14 tractors and several cattle trailers. The loss was estimated to total …

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$100K reward in arson attack at CA beef processor

The Associated Press Feb. 21, 2012 FRESNO, Calif. — Fresno County authorities are offering $100,000 for information leading to an arrest in last month’s arson attack at the state’s biggest beef processor. Sheriff’s officials announced the reward Tuesday. The Jan. 8 fire destroyed 14 big-rig tractors and several trailers at Harris Ranch near Coalinga. Harris …

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New Information on Informant in Earth Liberation Front Prosecution

by Will Potter February 21, 2012 Green is the New Red Animal rights activist David Agranoff has agreed to cooperate with government as part of a plea agreement related to Earth Liberation Front crimes in Bloomington, Indiana, more than 10 years ago. The prosecution is related to an April 30, 2000 arson in Bloomington, Indiana, …

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Camille Marino Arrested — Are Animal Rights Activists a “Hate Group”?

by Will Potter February 14, 2012 Green is the New Red Two activists with the animal rights group “Negotiation Is Over” (NIO) have been arrested at a protest in Florida. Group founder Camille Marino was arrested on an out of state warrant, and is awaiting extradition to Michigan. In Michigan, NIO is campaigning against an …

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Two animal-rights activists arrested at protest

By Nathan Crabbe February 6, 2012 Gainesville Sun Two animal-rights activists were arrested on Saturday at a protest of the University of Florida’s use of primates in research. Camille Marino and Lisa Grossman, part of the animal rights group Negotiation is Over, were protesting outside the Gator Gala awards ceremony at Emerson Alumni Hall. Gainesville …

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Animal rights activists set fourteen cattle trucks ablaze

January 27, 2012 Homeland Security News Wire Earlier this month fourteen cattle-transportation trailers were set on fire at California’s largest feed yard by an animal rights group. Immediately following the attack the Animal Liberation Front ( ALF ) released a statement that indicated an anonymous group of activists had executed the attack against the “horrors of …

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Activists’ arson crosses line into terror

Friday, January 20, 2012 Editorial Capital Press (The West’s Ag Website) The Associated Press and several other media outlets last week reported that 14 big-rig tractors and several trailers at California’s Harris Farms Fresno County cattle operation were destroyed by fire. Firefighters responding to the early-morning blaze at a feedlot storage area found the 14 …

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Cause of Colorado Horse Lab Fire Ruled “Undetermined”

Damages at Colorado State University Equine Research lab estimated at $12 million, cause is “undetermined”. By Peter Young Animal Liberation Frontline January 20, 2012 As reported on Animal Liberation Frontline over the summer , a mysterious fire broke out overnight on July 26th at one of the country’s premier horse genetics labs in Colorado, completely …

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Groups compare recent activist activity to agro-terrorism attacks

Thursday, January 19, 2012 BY JEFFREY HOFFELT, LIVESTOCK EDITOR Agri-ViewWords turned into action Jan. 8 as an estimated 14 trucks and cattle-transporting trailers were intentionally set on fire at the largest feed yard in California. An animal rights extremist group quickly took credit for the arson attack in the San Joaquin Valley.Though the cause of …

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The Story of the 17 Rabbits Liberated from Portland Meat Collective

By Peter Young Animal Liberation Frontline January 15, 2012 In a strange development, a rabbit rescue is forced to return 17 rabbits liberated from a Portland butchery school. PDX Meat Collective butchers reclaim “stolen” rabbits Overnight on January 8th, news broke on the ” Portland Meat Collective” website that somewhere between 18 and 23 rabbits …

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Where’s the legal line drawn in animal-rights activism?

Sacramento Bee By Michael Doyle Friday, Jan. 13, 2012WASHINGTON — A federal courthouse in Boston and a ranch in California’s San Joaquin Valley present competing faces of the animal rights movement. One side is peaceful. The other, decidedly, is not. Both can feel the weight of the law and the sting of being called a …

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California Activists Torch Cattle Trucks

January 11, 2012 Agriculture Proud “Containers of accelerant were placed beneath a row of 14 trucks with four digital timers used to light four of the containers and kerosene soaked rope carrying the fire to the other 10,” the e-mail said. “We were extremely pleased to see all 14 trucks ‘were a total loss,’ ” …

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Animal rights activists take credit for arson at beef ranch

By Michelle Macaluso Published January 11, 2012 FoxNews.com Animal rights activists are taking credit for setting fire to and destroying 14 cattle trucks at California’s largest beef producing, feeding and marketing ranches. The North American Animal Liberation press office posted an anonymous letter on its website from activists claiming full responsibility for the arson. “We …

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Animal rights activists take credit for Fresno farm fires

By Jim Guy Fresno Bee January 11, 2011 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.The statement purports to describe how the fire, which heavily damaged 14 tractors and several cattle-hauling trailers, was set …

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