Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Animal Rights Activists Charged With 10 Felonies

News from The Scientist on line: Animal rights activists charged Posted by Bob Grant [Entry posted at 21st April 2009 10:02 PM GMT] A Los Angeles County grand jury arraigned two animal rights activists yesterday (Apr. 20) charged with ten felonies, including stalking and conspiracy to threaten a public officer or school employee, for allegedly harassing University of California, Los Angeles, scientists who use animals in their research. Called "associates of the Animal Liberation Front" by the LA County's District Attorney's office, Linda Greene, 61, and Kevin Olliff, 22, were charged on March 27th with demonstrating outside the home of UCLA psychiatrist Lynn Fairbanks in July 2006 while shouting obscenities and threatening to burn the house down, among other offenses. Click here to read the full article.

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