CMU taking special interest in Kevin’s communications

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Things have taken a turn for the worse since the last update about the BOP restricting Kevin’s communications. Earlier this week, Kevin was notified that the Communications Management Unit (CMU) had taken a special interest in his correspondence with the outside world. Please read this post in its entirety to get necessary information on staying in touch … Read more

Jail launches campaign to limit Kevin’s communications

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Since last court date, increasing restrictions placed on Kevin’s communications After Kevin and Tyler’s last AETA court date hearing, restrictions on Kevin’s communications took a turn for the worse. Lately Kevin has suffered several serious examples of choking off his contact with lawyers, friends, and supporters on the outside. Including: Mail restriction Nondelivery of mail Daily … Read more

Judge denies motion to dismiss AETA charges, statement from Kevin

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Unfortunate news. This week, the judge in Tyler Lang and Kevin Olliff’s case issued her ruling, declining to strike down the Animal Enterprise Act on Constitutional grounds. The case will continue on it’s present course, with Tyler and Kevin charged under the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act for allegedly freeing mink. Kevin’s statement on this development … Read more

Wrap up: Thursday’s court hearing on the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act

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After the Thursday’s landmark hearing in which the court heard arguments on the Constitutionality of the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, Kevin wrote this summary of the day: “It has been incredibly inspiring in the past week to see so many people standing up and demonstrating their refusal to be silenced – in this way, we … Read more

Legal Arguments & the Movement #AgainstTheAETA

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A massive show of support in the courtroom & beyond Yesterday in Chicago, the defense team presented their much-anticipated arguments to dismiss federal charges against Kevin and Tyler. (For background, read The Guardian’s excellent article prefacing the proceedings.) This post is simply meant to highlight how much support was shown in that courtroom yesterday, in the weeks running … Read more

Benefit for Kevin & Tyler in NYC: ‘If a Tree Falls’ Screening

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Friends and supporters at NYC ABC are hosting a benefit for Kevin and Tyler, screening the appropriate and important If a Tree Falls. Whether you’ve already seen this documentary or not, if you’re in New York, please be sure to attend. Here’s info from the Facebook event page: If a Tree Falls Screening & Benefit Friday, February … Read more

Kevin Moved to MCC Chicago

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Kevin was transferred this weekend to Metropolitan Correctional Center, a federal facility in Chicago. This move is actually bound to be better overall for Kevin, as he’ll have cheaper commissary, better quality vegan meals, much more generous visitation rules, and access to a variety of reading materials (e.g., magazines). Kevin and Tyler’s case is, of course, still … Read more