Animal Rights Activists

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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Jane Goodall, Woody Harrelson, and Amy Goodman Speak Up for “Food Revolution”

If you’re interested in sustainability, animal rights, your health, and food justice, you need to check this out.

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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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Camo Shorts Under Our Suits

Greg Bennick of the hardcore band Trial talks with Will Potter about terrorism, punk, and treasure hunting.

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14 Incredible Photos of Brazilian Activists Liberating Beagles from Cruel Lab

As the protest grew, activists could hear their cries. You won’t believe what happened next.

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Indiana Bill Would Make It Illegal to Expose Factory Farms, Clearcutting and Fracking

Indiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it illegal to photograph or videotape things like factory farming, clear-cutting forests, mining, and fracking.

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Court Dismisses Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act Lawsuit. Here’s How That Affects You.

A U.S. district court dismissed a lawsuit against the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act brought by animal rights activists who say they are at risk of being labeled terrorists.

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VICE: “New laws make it safer to beat the shit out of chickens”

A detailed look at “ag-gag” bills pushed by the factory farming industry to silence whistleblowers and journalists.

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“This is an industry that wants to operate in total secrecy, and with total immunity” (video)

Abby Martin interviews Will Potter about ag-gag bills for her show “Breaking the Set.”

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NPR Interviews Will Potter on “Ag Gag” Bills, and Labeling Whistleblowers as “Terrorists”

I’m a huge fan of NPR’s “On the Media.” It’s hands-down some of the sharpest, most comprehensive coverage of free speech, privacy, and media issues. So I was thrilled to be back on the program recently talking about “ag gag” bills that threaten undercover investigators, whistleblowers, and even journalists. As NPR’s Brooke Gladstone notes, undercover […]

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