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G_j

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Sat Jul 25, 2015, 01:23 PM Jul 2015

2 Activists Accused of Freeing Animals are Charged as Terrorists [View all]

https://www.facebook.com/paulmageeberry/posts/10153552858248628?notif_t=close_friend_activity

Every year around this time, the FBI busts a few animal activists under the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act- in advance of the two annual national Animal Rights Conferences. This year, the FBI busted two activists for freeing 6,000 minks from a mink farm. These activists are not terrorists. Their motive was not to hurt business profits as the press tells it, and as the FBI shills and their corporate bosses want it framed. These activists are just caring, moral humans who were were trying to protect 6,000 of God's innocent creatures from being brutalized and skinned by an evil, sinful enterprise. The forced breeding, killing and skinning of animals for their fur is a perversion of God's Creation. These activists are heroes. The real terror-ists are the corporate blood merchants who peddle furs and the shills who protect their cruel enterprise.

http://www.greenisthenewred.com/blog/animal-rights-terrorism-arrest-buddenburg-kissane/8458/

WILL POTTER on JULY 25, 2015



The FBI arrested two animal rights activists today for allegedly freeing mink and other animals from fur farms, and vandalizing the property of animal-abusing businesses.

Joseph Buddenburg, 31, and Nicole Kissane, 28, were charged under the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, a 2006 law that reclassified a wide range of petty criminal activity as “terrorism” if done in the name of harming the profits of animal enterprises.

The government alleges that since the summer of 2013 the two caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to corporations that they viewed as being cruel to animals. They are alleged to have freed 6,000 animals, including mink and bobcat, from fur farms in Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.

They’re also alleged to have traveled the west coast of the U.S. and used super glue and glass etching fluid to vandalize the property of fur retailers. Companies targeted included Furs by Graf, a retail shop in San Diego, and another fur shop in Minneapolis.

Buddenburg and Kissane are charged with conspiracy to violate the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, and are facing up to 10 years in prison.

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