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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 →

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Support Tyler while he’s on house arrest

This week Tyler began his 6-month period of house arrest as part of his sentence for freeing 2,000 mink from a fur farm, which closed down as a result of the action. To keep track of him while he’s on house arrest, the government has fitted Tyler with an ankle monitor, for which Tyler has to pay $3 a day.… Read more →

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Happy Birthday to Kevin!

Today is Kevin’s birthday — the last birthday he will spend in federal custody, as he looks forward to moving to a halfway house in the next couple of months. So, let’s make this birthday one that’s filled with support and good wishes for the next year of Kevin’s life as he begins to recreate life outside of prison. You… Read more →

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BREAKING: Tyler Lang sentenced to time served for freeing 2,000 mink!

This morning in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, animal rights activist Tyler Lang was sentenced to three months time served, six months home imprisonment, six months community confinement, and one year of supervised release along with $200,000 restitution. This sentence is for freeing 2,000 mink from a fur farm and spray-painting “Liberation is Love” on… Read more →

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It’s almost Kevin’s birthday!

Kevin’s birthday is coming up soon on March 27th! Birthdays can be especially difficult to spend in prison as they are a time usually spent with friends and family, and they are a reminder of the passage of time. So please take a moment to send Kevin a card with warm wishes for his birthday and to let him know… Read more →