Terrorism Court Cases

Pork Industry Leader Arrested with Gun at US Capitol

Perhaps the FBI should be investigating ag industry lobby groups instead of animal activists. After all, they’re the only ones who are armed.

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The FBI Considers These Animal Rights Activists Terrorists

HuffPost Live interviews Will Potter about two animal advocates being prosecuted as “terrorists” for allegedly freeing mink.

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Democracy Now: How did freeing animals from cages become an act of terrorism?

Democracy Now interviews Will Potter about the terrorism prosecution of two activists who allegedly releasing mink from fur farms.

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BREAKING: 2 Animal Activists Indicted as Terrorists for Freeing Mink

Prosecutors said freeing animals was “violent civil disobedience” as two activists are charged under the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act.

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New TED Talk: “The shocking move to criminalize nonviolent protest”

Will Potter’s TED talk is live, and on the TED.com homepage!

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ABC National Interview with Will Potter About What Australian Factory Farms are Trying to Hide

I spoke with the Law Report on Australia’s ABC National about why ag-gag laws are beginning to appear in Australia, and why animal agriculture industries are trying to criminalize undercover investigators.

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Animal Rights Activist Sentenced to 30 Months in Jail for Having Bolt Cutter in His Prius

Most of us can have those things in our cars and not worry about being charged with a felony. According to the FBI, Olliff and Lang are not most people, though: They’re animal rights activists.

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BREAKING: We’re Suing Idaho to Overturn #AgGag Law Against Filming Animal Cruelty

A diverse coalition of organizations and journalist Will Potter have filed a lawsuit to strike down Idaho’s new “ag-gag” law as unconstitutional.

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Chevron Says Hell Will Freeze Over Before It Pays For Pollution

The oil giant uses RICO, the mob law, to avoid an Ecuadorian Supreme Court ruling in favor of villagers suffering from pollution.

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How to Resist A Grand Jury — Jerry Koch “Promises Continued and Endless Contempt”

Jerry Koch spent 8 months in jail in New York City for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury. But a district court judge has ruled that imprisonment only strengthened the anarchist’s resolve.

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