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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EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Matt Miner, writer of new animal lib comic Liberator

Press Officer Nicoal R. Sheen interviews Matt Miner, writer and project manager to the new and very much anticipated animal liberation comic Liberator — a story of two dedicated yet everyday people who take up the mask and the dark to liberate animals and shut down the industries that exploit them. Support this unique and …

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Fourth Person Jailed for Refusing to Talk about Other Anarchists in Grand Jury

Green is the New Red by Will Potter A fourth person has been jailed for refusing to cooperate with a federal grand jury that is targeting anarchists in the Pacific Northwest. Maddy Pfeiffer self-surrendered to the Seattle, Washington federal detention center on Wednesday, December 26th as ordered by the court. Pfeiffer was accompanied by friends …

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Toronto police seek suspect for damaging costly fur coats

The Star.com 24 December, 2012 Toronto police are seeking a woman they suspect destroyed thousands of dollars worth of merchandise at several high-end stores by smearing fur garments with petroleum jelly. Police said Monday they believe it to be the work of an anti-fur activist, making it the latest in a string of incidents leading …

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Leaked Document Lists All Suspicious Incidents at Fur Farms

From Animal Liberation Frontline Internal fur industry document on all suspicious activity reported by fur farmers in 1998. Part nineteen in a thirty-article series this month on the ALF’s fur farm campaign. Sometime in the early 2000s, a document quietly began to circulate among activists who had done anti-fur work in the 1990s: a detailed …

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Updated list of every reported fur farm liberation, 1986-2012

From Animal Liberation Frontline Part eleven in a thirty-article series this month on the ALF’s fur farm campaign. Here it is: a list of every reported fur farm raid in the United States. From the first (incomplete) report of a fur farm raid in 1986, to the most recent: 13 foxes released from a farm …

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Daniel McGowan released from prison

Reposted from NYC Anarchist Black Cross Earth Liberation Front political prisoner and Rockaway native Daniel McGowan was released from the Communication Management Unit (CMU) in Terre Haute, Indiana this morning. He was driven by federal authorities to Indianapolis International Airport, where he met up with his wife. Though the two have been able to visit …

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How the Government Can Still Get Your Digital Data

By Theodoric Meyer, Peter Maass, ProPublica The U.S. government isn’t allowed to wiretap American citizens without a warrant from a judge. But there are plenty of legal ways for law enforcement, from the local sheriff to the FBI, to snoop on the digital trails you create every day. Authorities can often obtain your emails and …

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Operation Backfire: Eleven Down, Two to Go

By Carlton Purvis The largest eco-terrorism case in U.S. history may be closing in on its final chapters. After a decade on the run, Canadian citizen and animal rights activist, Rebecca Jeanette Rubin turned herself in to authorities at the border in Blaine, Washington. Rubin is the eleventh of 13 people wanted by the FBI …

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November E-Newsletter 2012

Direct Action of the Month Turkeys seek revenge right before the holidays Wild turkey attacks reported across Brookline, MA. Firearm restrictions prohibit townspeople from shooting or harming the turkeys. “Complaints to Brookline Police about wild turkeys have doubled in the past two months.” Read more here Featured Articles, Essays and News Animal Rights Militia Sabotages …

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After Six Years, ALF/ELF Fugitive Rebecca Rubin Turns Herself In

Posted by Peter Young Animal Liberation FrontLine Rubin expected to plead guilty to all but the most serious of her charges. This has been all over the news the last two days, so I’m just going to focus on two things here: The basics, and the parts of this story so far that might have …

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