animal rights

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animal rights

pl.n.
The right to humane treatment claimed on behalf of animals, especially the right to be treated as persons or more like persons under the law.
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In fact, it is the sort of crime that is surprisingly common throughout the Western world, as members of the closely aligned Animal Liberation Front and the Earth Liberation Front take unilateral, illegal action to enforce what high-seas eco-crusader Paul Watson once described as Mother Nature's laws--laws which he explained should always take precedence over mankind's laws.
Under fire: Animal activists are furious that Tesco stores in China are selling live turtles, left; Alert: Barrhead Tesco is evacuated and shut down yesterday after threats by Animal Liberation activists
The group, a self-proclaimed "educational and activist organization to promote veganism, environmentalism, and animal liberation," was responsible for hosting the first VegFest later that same year.
WARNING: Members of the Animal Liberation Front after freeing 'badly-treated' poultry - now they say that more attacks are to come in Northern Ireland
For Animal Liberation, Susan Maria Taylor,Liverpool
ANIMAL LIBERATION HAS PLUNGED to new depths, suggests a new campaign by the United Nations Environment Program and the Marine Aquarium Council of the UK.
1,000 Minks that killed and ate each other, out of 10K released from a farm by the Animal Liberation Front in a raid.
The Animal Liberation group, which opposes the live export industry, claims to have distributed the pig meat early Wednesday.
Feld's open letter challenged animal rights groups and PETA in particular to tell the public how they spend the money they raise, and asked them to detail how much is spent on animal care and how much "on creating politically motivated lawsuits, violent and sexually titillating ads, publicity stunts and support of political extreme groups such as the Animal Liberation Front (listed as a terrorist organization by the FBI)."
Feld demanded to know how much money PETA spent supporting "extreme groups such as the Animal Liberation Front (listed as a terrorist organization by the FBI)." As for releasing endangered species back into the wild, Feld declared, forget it: Wild nature "no longer exists.
As America struggled to cope with the worst terrorist attack in history, the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) was touting its own terrorist activities.
Another animal rights group, Animal Liberation Front, claimed responsibility for vandalism at Warren Stephens' Manhattan townhouse in the morning hours of Jan.