We will be counter-demonstrating: When: February 15, 10:15am sharp! Where: Franz Hall Lobby @ UCLA (near Hilgard and Westholme) http://maps.ucla.edu/campus/ Why? Somewhere in the United States, there is a scientist reporting data that says that humans are causing the world to warm at an alarming rate. In return, he receives email death threats. In another … Continue reading Join Pro-Test for Science to End the Age of Terror!
In December 2012 we reported that scientists in Italy had founded Pro-Test Italia to counter the rising tide of ignorance and intimidation that threatens the future of science in Italy. Last weekend we heard about a new animal rights outrage in Italy. As reported in Nature News, activists broke into the Department of Pharmacology in … Continue reading Pro-Test Italia in Milan: A silver lining to a grey cloud
Camille Marino, the animal rights extremist behind the Negotiation is Over organisation/website (currently down) was sentenced to six months having pleaded guilty to "Unlawful Posting of Message with Aggravating Circumstances" and "Trespassing". Her sentence comes after a campaign against the Wayne State University researcher Donal O'leary in which she flaunted earlier bond conditions to post … Continue reading Camille Marino is Over!
An important principle of American democracy is that the free exchange of ideas is crucial to social progress. We accept that protected speech can be often be ugly, provoke social unrest and include acts of civil disobedience. Yet, as far as possible, we must ensure that people are free to express their ideas - this cannot … Continue reading Animal rights campaigns: When free speech takes a hideous turn
Those who believe themselves to be morally righteous have a virtue -- they are usually candid in their public statements. With an absolute conviction in their world views, it is not surprising they also have a rather loose tongue. The hate and violence that lives within animal rights extremists is always near the surface. This … Continue reading Putting Animal Rights Extremists on the Hate Map
Recently, I posted an analysis of animal rights extremism in the UK, USA, Italy, Germany, Mexico and Sweden. By looking at the number of Animal rights activities annually over a 3 month period I described in a drop in the number of illegal incidents in the UK. In the previous post I said: The UK … Continue reading UK Trends in Animal Rights Activism – The Rest of the Story
There seems to have been a shake up of the North American Animal Liberation Press Office (NAALPO), an organization which serves to advertise and promote the activities of animal rights extremists who act under the banner of the Animal Liberation Front and other associated direct action groups. In 2009 the NAALPO Press Officers (according to … Continue reading AR Profile: Nicoal Sheen