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Statement from Kevin

Reposted from the Center for Constitutional Rights: For those cheering CCR’s challenge to the AETA, let’s challenge our own comfort By Kevin Johnson Three years ago, my friend Tyler and I crept onto a squalid and cramped fur farm in northern Illinois and released two thousand mink from their cages to save their lives. Approximately a year later, a man… Read more →

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Pack the Court! Oral argument in AETA challenge!

From the Center for Constitutional Rights: Pack the Court: Oral Argument in Activist “Terrorism” Case Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 9:00am Location: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Main Courtroom Room 2721 Chicago, IL 60604 Please join CCR on Wednesday, September 21, at 9 am (CST) in Chicago for oral arguments in U.S. v. Johnson, an appeal from… Read more →

Kevin out of prison!

Kevin is out of prison!

Today Kevin was released from MCC Chicago and is now on his way to a halfway house in California. Kevin has been looking forward to this moment for almost three years, and he is excited to be starting his next step towards being done with his sentence. Although Kevin is moving closer to home, we must remember that this is… Read more →

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Constitutional challenge to the AETA

Press release reposted from the Center for Constitutional Rights: Rights Group Challenges Law that Punishes Animal Rights Activists as “Terrorists” press@ccrjustice.org AETA Denies Freedom of Speech and Due Process Say Attorneys May 9, 2016, Chicago – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) challenged the constitutionality of the federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) on behalf of two activists convicted… Read more →