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Turkeys seek revenge right before the holidays

BROOKLINE (CBS) – Neighbors are on the offensive in Brookline after what some residents are describing as aggressive turkeys. “They were attacking the vehicle,” Karen Halvorson said outside her home in the Aspinwall Hill neighborhood. After getting in her truck, a neighbor came and ran the birds off but it didn’t stop there. “Then, the …

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Stratfor emails: FBI had a ‘classified investigation’ open on PETA

Published on RT.com The FBI conducted a top-secret investigation into the People for Ethical Treatment for Animals, or PETA, according to the Stratfor intelligence agency. In emails sent through Stratfor in 2009 and compromised last year by hacktivists aligned with the loose-knit Anonymous movement, Fred Burton, the vice president for intelligence at Strategic Forecasting, or …

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Security Expert Explains How to Infiltrate an Animal Lab

Animal Liberation Frontline Detailed account of how one team got inside a “high security” animal research lab. In 2010 I posted a short article from ALN (a trade magazine for animal research labs) on weaknesses found in a security audit done at an animal research lab. Recently I was sent a similar but much more …

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Vegan Graffiti On Beloved McDonald’s Mural

Huffington Post Vandals for veganism struck a blow against a global fast food corporation — but in the process, they destroyed a storied local landmark. McDonald’s workers in Huntington Beach, Calif., discovered the graffiti in October, when the restaurant was undergoing a renovation. The word “Vegan” was painted in black block letters over a mural …

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3 dead, 2 wounded after shooting rampage at California chicken plant

Fox News An employee at a Fresno, Calif., chicken processing center opened fire inside the facility Tuesday morning, killing two co-workers and injuring two others before killing himself, police said. Lawrence Jones, 42, the suspected gunman and parolee, arrived at the plant just before his 5 a.m. shift. About three hours into his work day, …

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Resister Turns Cooperating Witness in Grand Jury Investigation, According to Report

FireDogLake.com The government has secured the cooperation of a reluctant witness in a grand jury investigation of two 2008 arsons targeting faculty members at UC Santa Cruz, according to IndyBay.org. The witness had earlier invoked her Fifth Amendment rights, but agreed to testify after being threatened with contempt charges, according to the report. Early in …

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September/October E-Newsletter 2012

Direct Action of the Month Chimps attack people after habitat loss “… as many as 10 people have been killed and 17 injured by chimps, in acts that were reported as “revenge attacks” for people encroaching on their territory.” – Read More ALF Releases Captive Pheasants From Farm in Oregon Friday Night Canby, Oregon: In …

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How The Pursuit Of Animal Liberation Activists Became Among The FBI’s ‘Highest Domestic Terrorism Priorities’

Huffington Post On January 16, 2006, two federal agents pulled off of Oregon’s Route 66 and onto a dirt road in the Southern Cascades, about nineteen miles northeast of downtown Ashland. They didn’t get far. There was a blizzard, and the road was buried in snow. The agents were forced to stop just a couple …

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Researchers Told to Prepare for ALF Break-in By Making Animals “Presentable”

Animal Liberation FrontLine Washington University claiming incriminating memo obtained by newspaper is a “hoax”.   On Wednesday morning, the Riverfront Times in St Louis posted excerpts from a memo purportedly distributed to faculty at Washington University’s medical school. The memo warned staff to “be on high alert for potential terrorist activity” during the time of …

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Activist and Political Prisoner, Kevin Olliff needs our support!

Update: Kevin has entered a plea and was sentenced to 18 months. This is a prison sentence but he will be serving it in county jail, and will not have probation once he’s released (most likely in June). Please keep the letters and books coming in so he knows that people are thinking of him. …

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Chimps attack people after habitat loss

From New Scientist Habitat loss may be to blame for an apparent spate of violent attacks by chimpanzees on humans in the war-torn eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). According to officials at Virunga National Park, located on the border between the DRC, Uganda and Rwanda, at least one person – …

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Activist Alert! New Visits by Agents in Southern California

14 October 2012 Activist Alert! The Press Office received word last week that local activists are still being visited by federal agents in the greater Los Angeles and Orange County Area inquiring about “illegal activity” and underground actions in Southern California. Agents are even resorting to desperate measures and visiting activists’ parents. If you are …

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Two-time ALF target selling birds to the University of Florida

Status update on Double  T Farms, an Iowa breeder of birds for animal research labs. Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 Animal Liberation Frontline In rural western Iowa, Ted Golka operates Double T Farms, which breeds birds for vivisection labs (and other purposes). Hundreds of pigeons were liberated in two separate raids at this farm in …

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Third anarchist jailed for refusing to testify before secret grand jury

Published: 11 October, 2012 RT.com A third self-described anarchist from the Pacific Northwest has been jailed by federal officials for refusing to speak before a secretive grand jury that the accused have called a politically-motivated modern-day witch-hunt. Leah-Lynn Plante, a mid-20s activist from Seattle, Washington, was ushered out of court by authorities on Wednesday after …

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