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
Coverage of the Pro-Test for Science rally 2010
Media Coverage of the Pro-Test for Science 2010 Rally, which attracted hundreds of supporters to the UCLA campus.
Why are we marching?
At a banner making session today (Monday) I decided to ask a few people why they were planning on attending Wednesday's rally. Here are a handful of responses I got: My dad survived leukaemia, my mum survived ovarian cancer, all thanks to chemotherapy - which was developed in animals. Everyone knows at least one person … Continue reading Why are we marching?
Researchers get the protection they need
Last weekend, Governor Arnold Schwareneggar signed the AB2296, Researcher Protection Act, which enacts a number of measures to protect researchers from attacks by animal rights extremists and others. This bill was supported by the University of California system and was introduced by Assembly Member Gene Mullin (D - South San Francisco). UC President, Mark G. … Continue reading Researchers get the protection they need