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Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act

Supreme Court Asked To Weigh In On Law That Could Erode Free Speech Rights

Capital and Main | Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics

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Animal Rights and the Erosion of the First Amendment: AETA, Ag-Gag and Why You Should Care

Anjali Sareen | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics
Anjali Sareen

It's not simply the curtailment of practices used by activists to expose animal operations; it's in fact the abridgment of the right of free speech guaranteed by the First Amendment.

Activists are fighting to speak. Are you willing to listen?

The Center for Constitutional Rights | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
The Center for Constitutional Rights

By Rachel Meeropol, Senior Staff Attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights and lead counsel on Blum v. Holder, a first amendment challenge to t...

How The Pursuit Of Animal Rights Activists Became Among The FBI's 'Highest Domestic Terrorism Priorities'

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Leighton Woodhouse

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 ...

U.S. Seeks To Block Challenge By Animal Rights Group

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — The federal government asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a group of animal rights activists who say a rarely used ...

Does This Law Treat Animal Activists Like Terrorists?

AP | By DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 12.15.2011 | Green

BOSTON -- A group of animal rights activists sued the U.S. government Thursday to challenge the constitutionality of a rarely used law they say treats...

Jonathan Safran Foer - America's #1 Terrorist?

Mikko Alanne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mikko Alanne

Foer's undercover reporting -- while clearly an important public service -- are actually illegal, and what's more, they constitute acts of domestic terrorism under the little-known Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act.