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Suspected arson destroys 14 semis at California’s largest beef feeder, processor and marketer

Associated Press January 9, 2012COALINGA, Calif. — Investigators say arson is suspected in a blaze that destroyed 14 big-rig tractors and several trailers at California’s Harris Farms cattle operation, the state’s largest cattle feeder, beef processor and beef marketer. Fresno County sheriff’s investigators say the trucks in a storage yard were burning when firefighters and deputies …

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Founder of Recently-Raided Iowa Fur Farm Dies

January 3, 2012 Animal Liberation Frontline by Peter Young Palmer Erickson lived to see something that was long overdue:  in his final days, anonymous liberators opened cages and released 1,500 mink from his fur farm. Erickson died of esophageal cancer this week, shortly after this action. Since at least the 1950s, Palmer Erickson and his …

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AETA 4 Case Dismissed

For Immediate Release By Will Potter A U.S. District Court has thrown out the indictment of four animal rights activists who were charged with violating the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, because the government did not clearly explain what, exactly, the protesters did. When Joseph Buddenberg, Maryam Khajavi, Nathan Pope and Adriana Stumpo were arrested in …

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