Fire Destroys Building at Iowa Animal Auction

Investigators say there was a “good possibility” the fire was caused by a discarded cigarette. In the past month, buildings at several Midwest animal abuse targets have also gone up in flames, including a rodeo training facility, mink farm, and dairy farm. Four of them have been ruled arson. Watch the video of the burning …

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Animal rights activists attack Vancouver fur stores

By Jeff Green The Province May 24, 2012A campaign against the fur industry has been brought to the front lawns of Vancouver shop owners.Vancouver Police and the RCMP are searching for the vandals who coated red paint on four fur stores: three in Vancouver and one in North Vancouver. An animal rights extremist group called …

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Animal rights activists hit several Vancouver-area fur stores Red paint a reminder of ‘innocent blood spilled in vicious trade’

By Kim Pemberton Vancouver Sun May 23, 2012Four Vancouver fur stores have been targeted by the Animal Liberation Front, an extreme animal rights group willing to resort to illegal activities like vandalism and arson. On Monday buckets of red paint were splashed on windows and signs at Capilano Furs, Speiser Furs, Snowflake Canada and Pappas …

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Years After Visits by ALF, Fur Farms in Minnesota and Maryland are Confirmed Closed

We are happy to pass along that the Gunnink Fox Farm (Chandler, MN) and Parsons Mink Ranch (Salisbury, MD) have both been confirmed as closed. One was raided twice by anonymous activists, and at least two of the actions were claimed by the Animal Liberation Front. The report states that the remaining sheds at Parsons …

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Animal Liberation Prisoner Jordan Halliday on Grand Jury Resistance

To All My Friends, First, I just want to say thank you for all the support. Even a simple post card that says “Thinking of you” can brighten an inmates day. I look forward to making many more friends and also having much correspondence with all of you. I would love to promise a response …

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“Homeland Security” Ramps Up Repression Against Activists

14 May, 2012 Houston Texas If anyone still harbors any doubt about America not being a free country, read the following. An animal liberation activist returning to the US from time off in Mexico had his mobile phone seized by immigration agents after refusing to divulge the lock code to permit access to the phone’s …

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FBI agents serve activist with a subpoena to appear at a grand jury investigating 2008 arson in Santa Cruz, CA

One person in California has been subpoenaed to a grand jury by FBI agents. From the subpoena, it appears the grand jury is investigating a fire set at the home of a UC-Santa Cruz animal researcher in 2008. There was no claim of responsibility for the fire, and there is no evidence activists were responsible. …

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Fifth Midwest barn fire in one month destroys rodeo equipment and training arena

A massive fire destroyed a barn used by a rodeo in southern Illinois last night. The fire consumed the entire building and its contents, which included “expensive” equipment used for an annual rodeo. The was no word from investigators about a possible cause. The destroyed facility east of St Louis used by “Optimist Rodeo”. The …

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Victor VanOrden released after serving only three months of his five year sentence

Victor has been granted parole and was released May 10th. In February he received an exorbitant sentence of five years for the “crime” of cutting a fence and opening a single cage at the Circle K Fur Farm in Sioux City, Iowa. This week, the judge granted Victor parole, reducing his sentence by over 90%. …

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Servants of the Truth – by Abdul Haqq (formerly Walter Bond)

‘The time has come for an Ideology and for a movement that is both physically and morally strong enough to do battle against the forces of evil that are destroying the Earth (and all life upon it). One that cannot be bought nor led astray by temptation, a movement free of the vices that sedate …

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Animal Activist Released from Jail After Attempted Mink Liberation

Kellie Marshall finishes her 60 day sentence for an attempted fur farm raid in Iowa From Animal Liberation Frontline by Peter Young April 21, 2012 Quick note to announce that Kellie Marshall has been released after her (relatively) brief sentence for cutting fences and releasing one mink at the Circle K Fur Farm in Sioux …

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Steven Best and Peter Young on Radio Active

Perhaps it’s a blogger cop-out, but I have to do it. Instead of writing something myself I am posting an amazing interview with Steven Best and Peter Young that recently aired on a Salt Lake City radio show, Radio Active on KRCL. It is seriously good. Why else would I have had a 45 minute …

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FBI Seeks Activist “Liaisons” — Agent Says “We Don’t Just Work for Those Big Companies”

by Will Potter April 17, 2012 in Surveillance FBI agents visited an animal rights activist in Minnesota saying that they “don’t just work” for Big Ag corporations, and that they are in search of activist “liaisons.” Dallas Rising is the program director for the Animal Rights Coalition , an organization in Minneapolis founded in 1980. …

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The Iowa Dirge – by Justin Van Kleeck

I hear so many screams Bestial cries Of terror and pain Cut off choked out throttled shocked into silence. And death. Death in obscurity and shadows Produced on an assembly line Manufactured in factories, Industrialized Commodified Widgets of flesh, blood, feather, bone Clipped beaks Docked tails And pools of blood and feces To bathe in …

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Settlement Reached Over Long Haul Raid

Kathleen Richards Apr 11, 2012 East Bay Express The law enforcement agencies that raided the Long Haul in 2008 have come to a settlement agreement in the lawsuit filed against them by the anarchist library and community center, as well as the prisoner support group East Bay Prisoner Support (EBPS). According to the settlement, the …

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