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Animal Rights Extremism


Activists Take Aim at Canadian Seal Hunt

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/14/2012

The International Fund for Animal Welfare has produced a second videotape of seal hunters that it claims shows violations of Canada’s seal hunting regulations and indicts the entire seal industry as cruel and inhumane.



Field Trial Battles Began in Illinois

By M. Jayn Bigler | Published: 01/13/2012

Field Trial enthusiasts across the US are fighting to keep public areas open for their sport, but the US Fish and Wildlife Service is thwarting their efforts.



Federal Report Highlights Animal Rights Terrorism

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/12/2012

“In July 1989, without warning, Animal Liberation Front activists entered a laboratory and office at Texas Tech University’s Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas.”



PeTA Drops 10-year Campaign Against Gillette

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/12/2012

After 10 years of demonstrations, fundraising, a letter-writing campaign by children, and a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ended its feud with The Gillette Company in December.



Jeff Getty Fights for Life

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/12/2012

Last December, AIDS victim Jeff Getty had a baboon bone marrow transplant to save his life and quickly became a target for radicals who oppose the use of animals in research.



Anti-Breeding Legislation Gains in Alabama

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/11/2012

Several animal rights groups schedule conferences throughout the country to focus local activists on anti-breeding ordinances and to assist in drafting laws that provide police powers to animal control officials. Shortly after such…



USA Patriot Act also Covers Terrorist Acts of Radical Animal Rights, Environmental, and Anti-capital

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/9/2012

On October 26, President George W. Bush signed the USA Patriot Act into law.



Terrorism Law Strengthened But for Radicals, It’s Business as Usual

By Patti Strand | Published: 01/9/2012

NAIA has worked for changes to the Animal Enterprise Protection Act for several years, and when President Bush signed the federal anti-terrorism act this summer, he brought those efforts to fruition. Along with provisions for protecting…



If the Radicals Can’t Get Us One Way, They’ll Try Another

By Kenneth Strand | Published: 01/8/2012

By now, most of the field trial community is aware of the disastrous actions taken by the US Fish and Wildlife Service utilizing the provisions of the Pittman-Robertson Act. For those who may not be familiar with what has happened…



AIRLINE TRAVEL FOR ANIMALS IS IN JEOPARDY

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/8/2012

Last summer, Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced a bill that jeopardized the shipping of animals by air. The bill was reported to committee but went nowhere.



THE ADOPT SHELTER DOG ASSESSMENT REPRESENTS THE BEST PRACTICES IN ANIMAL SHELTERS

By Mary R. Burch, PhD | Published: 01/8/2012

Editor’s note: Dr. Meloche is listed as an author on this paper because he was the director of the shelter at the time the work was done.  Dr. Mary Burch and many other volunteers left the TLCASC when they became extremely…



JAMA article: NAIA president urges scientists to speak out

By | Published: 01/7/2012

In its section on medical news and perspectives, the August 18 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association urged scientists to help the public understand the need for animals in biomedical research.



Muddlers Beware: The Case for Philosophical Extremism

By Robert Speth, PhD | Published: 01/7/2012

The initial critical review of the book encompassed 12 pages. For purposes of presentation and discussion, I have summarized it into a more traditional review. In addition however, I present a critical review of specific aspects…



THE PRICE WE PAY

By Patti Strand | Published: 12/16/2004

Schedule for Sunday, March 28, 2004

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. Patti Strand, President, NAIA: Welcome and Introduction



NETHERCUTT DOMESTIC TERRORISM BILL TARGETS ANIMAL RIGHTS CRIMES

By Patti Strand | Published: 11/7/2004

In March, Congressman George Nethercutt, currently a candidate for US Senate,* promised a “full court press against the terrorists” in his presentation to the NAIA “The Price We Pay” conference in Washington…



FEDS INDICT ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUP, SEVEN RADICALS AS DOMESTIC TERRORISTS FOR ATTACKS ON RESEARCHERS

By Patti Strand | Published: 04/7/2004

On May 27, 2004, following two years of intensive investigation, a New Jersey Grand Jury handed down indictments of a militant animal rights group and seven individuals for crimes against Huntingdon Life Sciences, a biological research…



NAIA APPLAUDS INHOFE BILL TARGETING ANIMAL RIGHTS TERRORISM

By Patti Strand | Published: 12/24/2003

From our beginning in 1991, the National Animal Interest Alliance has worked for laws to protect animal enterprises from animal rights extremism.



NAIA CONDEMNS VIOLENCE, CHALLENGES ANIMAL RIGHTS LEADERS TO DO THE SAME

By Patti Strand | Published: 11/1/2001

Today the Portland-based animal welfare group, National Animal Interest Alliance (NAIA), is issuing a call to animal rights leaders worldwide to condemn the growing violence in their movement - violence whose perpetrators FBI director…



CBC-TV EXPOSÉ CASTS DOUBT ON “DOG FUR” STORY

By Patti Strand | Published: 05/1/2001

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) investigative program “UnderCurrents” (16 January 2000) reported that the story broadcast on U.S. television last year about dogs and cats being “tortured” in China,…



Deception in the Name of Animal Rights

By Staff | Published: 02/18/2000

Nobody supports animal cruelty, which is why the images and videos of animals abuse that are regularly released by animal rights activists are so upsetting. But once you have seen enough of these animal rights campaigns, a disturbing…



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