On Thu, 11 Mar 2010 05:59:08 -0800 (PST), "firstname.lastname@example.org" <*email@example.com> wrote:
>On Mar 10, 7:06 pm, climber <coledenk...@gmail.com> wrote: >> http://www.animalliberationfront.com/ >> >> Thoght provoking. >> >> climber > >Yeah, it provokes thoughts like, "what a bunch of idiots." _________________________________________________________ Animal rights and environmental extremists use intimidation and violence to achieve their ends Animal rights and environmental extremists do more than demonstrate and push radical legislation. They also use physical assaults, intimidation, vandalism, harassment, theft, property destruction and terrorism. During the past two decades these attacks have escalated. Because this is an international movement and major acts of terrorism and petty acts of vandalism and harassment occur virtually everyday, no list can keep up. This list is often cited as the most complete chronology of animal rights and eco- criminal acts on the Internet. Help us live up to that reputation by sending new or missing information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 11, 2010 Aukland, New Zealand: A group calling itself "Animal Freedom Aotearoa broke into a chicken farm and stole 100 hens, then demonstrated at the offices of the Egg Producers Association.
February 10, 2010: ALF fanatics claim to have vandalized seven cars belonging to hunters.
February 10, 2010 Mexico: A bullfighting ring and museum were vandalized.
February 9, 2010 Lund, Sweden: ALF extremist again vandalized the Scandinavian Sports store, breaking windows and gluing locks.
February 9, 2010 Torino, Italy: ALF fanatics vandalized a pet shop.
February 4, 2010 Sodertalje, Sweden: Animal rights fanatics vandalized two cars belonging to a director of AstraZeneca, which deals with HLS.
February 4, 2010 Utah: Alf extremists etched the windows at a McDonalds.
February 4, 2010 Tivoli, Italy: Animal rights extremists broke all the windows of a car belonging to a hunter.
January 27, 2010 Portland, OR: A man poured gasoline on himself, setting himself on fire, and tried to get in the door of the Nicholas Unger fur stores, site of frequent animal rights protests. He failed to enter the store and died at the hospital of his injuries.
January 24, 2010 ViaMorelos, Mexico: A group of animal rights and "eco-anarchists" used a homemade butane bomb to destroy ATM machines at a branch of BBVA ban.
January 21, 2010 Solden, Austria: A bomb threat caused the evacuation of a bank, which animal rights activists mistakenly claimed was involved in avalanche research using pigs.
January 17, 2010 Lund, Sweden: ALF extremists broke windows and spray-painted graffiti at a fur shop.
January 11, 2010 Davenport and Felton, CA: Four large pieces of quarry equipment were damaged when a powdery substance was poured into the motors and transmissions of three bulldozers and an excavator. Damage is estimated at $400,000. Another company in the Felton area also had damaged equipment. They may be linked to similar damages is Scotts Valley and UC Santa Cruz earlier this past summer.
January 10, 2010 Rome, Italy: A group calling itself "vegan hooligans" vandalized meat and dairy trucks.
January 9, 2010 Reggio Emilia, Italy: Alf fanatics set fire to an outdoor grill and kitchen at a Roadside Grill restaurant.
January 6, 2010 Veducchio, Italy: Animal rights extremists vandalized a quail hunting center by breaking windows and throwing bottles of red paint into the building.
January 5, 2010 Kewttig, Germany: Animal rights extremists used incendiary devices to destroy a car belonging to a vice-president of Fortress Investments, which lends money to Huntington Life Sciences.
January 5, 2010 Ottawa, Canada: ALF fanatics claim to have spray-painted slogans and glued locks at a fur store and a restaurant serving foie gras.
January 2 & 3, 2010 Paris, France: Animal rights fanatics claim to have vandalized a fur shop, throwing paving stones through windows, gluing locks and painting slogans.
January 1, 2010 Croatia: ALF extremists claim to have spray-painted three fur shops with anti-fur slogans
January 1, 2010: ALF fanatics claim to have placed incendiary devices at a meat company building and three trucks. . . .
dh@. wrote: > On Thu, 11 Mar 2010 05:59:08 -0800 (PST), "email@example.com" > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: ... > _________________________________________________________ > Animal rights and environmental extremists use intimidation and > violence to achieve their ends ... Animal rights and environmental concerns are two different issues. There are extremists in every group. Citing a bunch of anecdotal extremist actions does not address the issue.
2010-04-08 16:51:16 EST
"jigo" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > dh@. wrote: >> On Thu, 11 Mar 2010 05:59:08 -0800 (PST), "email@example.com" >> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > ... >> _________________________________________________________ >> Animal rights and environmental extremists use intimidation and >> violence to achieve their ends > ... > Animal rights and environmental concerns are two different issues. > There are extremists in every group. Citing a bunch of anecdotal > extremist actions does not address the issue.
Fair enough. Animal husbandry and concerns about abuse of animals are also different issues. Citing anecdotal cases of animal abuse is unfair and prejudicial. AR advocates such a PeTA among others do this constantly.