21 Dec '11, 8pm

FBI Documents Characterize Farm & Animal Welfare Activists As Terrorists

FBI Documents Characterize Farm & Animal Welfare Activists As Terrorists

Following up on the news from yesterday that a Florida state senator is again trying to get photography of farms without permission classified as a separate crime , apart from trespassing laws which already cover unauthorized physically being on someone's land. Green is the New Red reports, "The FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force has kept files on activists who expose animal welfare abuses on factory farms and recommended prosecuting them as terrorists, according to a new document uncovered through the Freedom of Information Act." Talking about an undercover investigation of a farm, whose location and name have been redacted in the FOIA-released document, the FBI file says that animal activists caused "economic loss" to businesses, and overall there "is a reasonable indication" that the activists in question "violated the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, 18 USC Section 43 (a)....

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/culture/fbi-characterizes-anima...

Tweets

Are Animal Rights Activists Terrorists? - Care2...

care2.com 25 Dec '11, 12am

Saturday December 24, 2011, 1:49 am Here, in .AT, leading animal-rights-activists have been charged with 'forming a conspi...

Look Back at 2011: Animal Welfare

theonlinecitizen.com 31 Dec '11, 11am

A truly historic milestone in the local animal welfare scene happened in June 2011 when Animal Concerns Research & Educati...

This is excellent: phony oil advertising campai...

greenpeace.org.uk 22 Dec '11, 12pm

Recently, Greenpeace got a rare look behind the curtain at how big oil stages citizen support for huge oil companies, when...

Look Back at 2011: Animal Welfare via @AddThis ...

theonlinecitizen.com 31 Dec '11, 2pm

A truly historic milestone in the local animal welfare scene happened in June 2011 when Animal Concerns Research & Educati...

Environmentalists Should Learn from Gay Rights ...

treehugger.com 23 Dec '11, 5pm

Even if you've only been casually following the Republican Presidential race, you may have seen at least one story of a ci...

7 Animal Tool Uses (Videos) | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 24 Dec '11, 4pm

Hello, I saw this on Care2 and thought you'd like it as well. Care2 is the largest and most trusted information and action...

Why You Should Grind Your Own Flour and Other Lessons from The Urban Farm Handbook (Book Review) via @treehugger

Why You Should Grind Your Own Flour and Other L...

treehugger.com 22 Dec '11, 8pm

Motivated by her baby’s digestive problems, Seattle-based Annette Cottrell set out to investigate the connections between ...