Singer Turns on Violent Activists

The famous philosopher, academic, and animal rights activist, Peter Singer, criticized the actions of those animal rights extremists who sent razors to researcher David Jentsch (claiming that they were "covered in AIDS infected blood" - see Jentsch's response on SR). Singer is often regarded as the founder of the animal rights philosophy with his 1975 … Continue reading Singer Turns on Violent Activists

We must reject extremism

  Today's Pop Quiz:   What kind of social activism involves: Stalking persons at home and screaming “murderer” through bullhorns Issuing “wanted” posters listing home addresses Thinly veiled (or not so thinly veiled) suggestions that their targets should be murdered Razor packed letters and death threats Adherence to the motto "by all means necessary" And … Continue reading We must reject extremism

Pro-Test for Science – Thursday April 8th 2010 – Stand up for Science

Pro-Test for Science will march in support of lifesaving medical research at UCLA and beyond. The rally will start 11:30am Thursday April 8th 2010 at the corner of Westwood Blvd. and Le Conte Ave. at the UCLA campus.

ScienceBlogs fight for Research

In the run up to a Panel Discussion on animal testing, animal rights extremists threatened to harass a researcher's children at school, provoking widespread outrage by scientific bloggers across the world.

Animal Rights Extremism – Explained!

Given the recent rises in animal rights extremism both in the US and elsewhere, SR has decided to dedicate a page to animal rights extremism and how we can tackle it (AR Extremism) - so have a read and tell us what you think. This new page deals with four important questions: What is animal … Continue reading Animal Rights Extremism – Explained!

Graverobbing by Animal Rights Extremists

PAST October 9th, 2004. Present July 27th 2009 - Animal Rights Activists steal the ashes of  Mr. Vasella's (Novartis CEO) mother. The ashes of [Mr. Vasella's] mother, who died in 2001, had been taken from her grave in the eastern Swiss city of Chur, and the message, “Drop HLS Now’’, spray-painted in red letters on … Continue reading Graverobbing by Animal Rights Extremists

ALF run amok worldwide

Despite progress in California with the public beginning to take a stand against animal rights extremism the regular reports from the ALF website should remind us that we have a long way to go. Here is a selection of ALF attacks in the last month. June 15th 2009 - Bomb hoax at a university in … Continue reading ALF run amok worldwide