According to a release from the American Animal Liberation
Front (ALF) office, ALF claimed credit for a September 9 firebombing at a Tucson, Arizona, McDonald's restaurant.
On the way they are raising money to help ACF, Friends of the Earth, The Wilderness Society and, in honour of Diggity's rescue from a cruel owner, Animal Liberation
In April 1999, for instance, the Animal Liberation
Front caused more than $1.5 million in damage to a University of Minnesota laboratory.
They start with a completely different philosophy, summed up by Peter Singer, the acknowledged founder of the animal rights movement, in his 1975 book, Animal Liberation
. Singer, now De Camp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, argues that sentient creatures--all those capable of feeling pain--must essentially be considered moral equivalents to human beings, certainly as equivalent to the severely brain-damaged and to human infants before the age of reasoning.
The author of 1975's Animal Liberation
, Singer is considered the founder of the animal rights movement.
That so many moneyed lobbies see the animal liberation
movement as criminal and irrational is testimony to Western philosophy and one of its major fallacies -- Aristotle's "scala natura." That is the hierarchical, linear view of life in which humans place themselves, conveniently, at the top of the natural scale and animals below.
Callicott is especially interesting on "animal liberation
," the movement that assigns to all sentient animals moral rights and an equal claim to life and leisure.
The animal liberation
movement has offered Americans some powerful images during the past few years-laboratories in flames and maimed animals, outraged demonstrators and angry scientists.
Based on 60 hours of videotapes stolen from the lab year by the underground Animal Liberation
Front and the examination of research papers and proposals, the Washington, D.C.-based People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has charged that Gennarelli's research is inhumane and without scientific merit.
Many groups, including the Animal Liberation
Wave (ALW) and the Korea Association for Animal Protection (KAAP), rallied at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul over the past few days.
The Animals' Freedom Fighter: A Biography of Ronnie Lee, Founder of the Animal Liberation
As an undercover officer, he helped convict two figures linked to the Animal Liberation
Today's picture shows the public and emergency services outside Binns department store in Newcastle where a bomb had been planted by the Animal Liberation
Front in protest against the store selling furs, but in which year?
Chapters discuss the role of neoliberal policies in the academy and the way it serves to stunt the civic development of students; the policing of minority students on campus; the ways in which pedagogy is policed by administration, law enforcement, or organized propaganda campaigns aimed at intimidating faculty; the use of surveillance cameras and ID card swipes; the use of the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act to prosecute scholar-activists who sympathize with the animal liberation
movement, and the ways in which different universities have responded to the presence of the Occupy Movement on campuses.
The normal animal-loving Brit looks to the RSPCA as defender of animal welfare, not realising they have fallen under the malign influence of the Animal Liberation