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  • Lawyer plans constitutional challenge in mink farm sabotage case

    Lawyer plans constitutional challenge in mink farm sabotage case
    The lawyer for one of two California animal activists accused of sabotaging an Illinois mink farm and releasing about 2,000 animals into the wild last year said today he plans to challenge the constitutionality of the federal “animal enterprise terrorism” charges the men are facing.
  • Disruptive democracy in Towson [Editorial]

    Disruptive democracy in Towson  [Editorial]
    We take the Baltimore County Police Department at its word that its officers were just trying to give some helpful tips to a pair of Dundalk activists about the rules of decorum at County Council work sessions and not trying to intimidate them into...

    Fight against domestic violence stalls in patriarchal Turkey

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Beaten, burned and threatened by her husband, Hayat has repeatedly turned to the Turkish authorities for help. But she still lives with the man who tells her she belongs either to him, or in her grave. She says she has reason to be...

    Protesters March Against Hartford's Rock Cats Ballpark Proposal

    Protesters March Against Hartford's Rock Cats Ballpark Proposal
    HARTFORD — More than 30 protesters lined Main Street Monday, a stone's throw from where the city has suggested building a minor league baseball stadium, to condemn the plan. Following public outcry, city leaders earlier this month quashed a...

    Activists say arrests made in protest at Utah tar sands mine project

    SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Sheriff's deputies in Utah arrested nearly two dozen environmental protesters who chained themselves to fences and construction equipment on Monday at a tar sands mining project in the remote Book Cliffs mountains, an activist...