For Immediate Release
“Terrorism” Charges for Freeing Mink Should Be Dismissed, Attorneys Argue
Center for Constitutional Rights Challenges Animal “Terrorism” Law as Unconstitutional
CHICAGO - Today, attorneys from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) urged a federal court to dismiss a terrorism indictment against two animal rights activists alleged to have freed thousands of animals from Midwestern fur farms. The activists were indicted under the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA), which CCR attorney Rachel Meeropol told the court is unconstitutional and should be struck down.
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