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“Terrorism” Charges for Freeing Mink Should Be Dismissed, Attorneys Argue


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“Terrorism” Charges for Freeing Mink Should Be Dismissed, Attorneys Argue

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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