Terrorism, Animal Advocacy, Or Free Speech? Two Animal Rights Activists Argue Their Deeds Are Mislabeled

February 2015

Two animal rights activists will argue in court today that they are not guilty of terrorism, and that to label their actions as such strips them of free speech rights. Kevin Johnson and Tyler Lang stand accused of releasing animals being raised for their fur, using bolt and wire cutters to set the foxes and mink free. In their state, the charge is burglary. In Federal court, it’s terrorism. ...

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June 1, 2015