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  • In response to attacks on researchers by animal-rights activists, Congress in 2006 passed the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act.

    The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act Sets an Unusual Standard for Crime

  • One controversial new law can hold animal-rights activists criminally responsible for protests that cause the target of their attention to be fearful, regardless of the protesters' intentions.

    As Federal Crime List Grows, Threshold of Guilt Declines

  • About 180 chimpanzees at a federal primate facility in the New Mexico desert are at the center of an impassioned debate between the National Institutes of Health and the animal-rights community.

    Chimps: Life in the Lab

  • The crates have raised the concerns of animal-rights groups and elected officials around the U.S. with some states moving to ban them.

    Big Litters Put Farms in Hog Heaven

  • It came about after Mr. Hadrick learned Yellow Tail wine had donated $100,000 and pledged $200,000 more to the Humane Society of the U.S., an animal-rights group that has embarrassed the cattle industry with undercover videos of slaughterhouse abuses.

    Beef Industry Carves a Course

  • The cattlemen aim to train at least 20,000 more, in the hope of building a forceful counterweight to the animal-rights advocates who denounce beef production as inhumane, and the vegetarian activists who reject beef consumption as unhealthy.

    Beef Industry Carves a Course

  • Chagrined, the winery withdrew its $200,000 pledge to the animal-rights group.

    Beef Industry Carves a Course

  • “You know, I got grounded once for wearing a T-shirt that expressed that very sentiment to an animal-rights rally,” I said.

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  • Predictably, the images of a smiling Kate holding a half dozen dead game birds infuriated the same animal-rights groups that routinely denounced the royals for their love of hunting.

    William and Kate

  • Another animal-rights activist took square aim at Kate.

    William and Kate


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