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Exposing Animal Rights Terrorists

Monday, October 7, 2002

When many people think of "animal rights," they will roll their eyes and smile. But the animal-rights/liberation (ARL) movement isn`t funny anymore. Unable to get most of society to agree that animals are the moral equals of people or that farming pigs is akin to holding human slaves, some ARL activists have crossed to the dark side-animal-rights terrorism. Indeed, violence, vandalism, and personal threats from groups such as the Animal Liberation Front (ALF), the Environmental Liberation Front (ELF), and Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC) has ratcheted up radically against medical researchers, ranchers, and others in recent years.

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