The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society — a militant environmentalist “direct action” group made notable by a Discovery Channel television show and led by Paul Watson, a man too violent to stay in Greenpeace and who is wanted by two countries, has … Continue reading
This morning’s Wall Street Journal
opinion page features a chilling reminder of why the War on Terror encompasses more than just overseas militants. The FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Terrorists
list, it turns out, includes one domestic
zealot from the animal rights movement.
Oregon scientist Michael Conn and ethicist James...
The first time California animal rights activist and trauma surgeon Dr. Jerry Vlasak
endorsed the murder of scientists who use animals in their medical research (click here for audio
), he was speaking as a representative
of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM
Some British officials admit they’re “terrified” to counter the baseless attacks of radical environmental organizations that negatively affect public perception of genetically modified (GM) foods
. They say these groups’ concerted efforts actually keep countless millions on the brink of starvation, and that this is no time to be...
Remember Jerry Vlasak
? He’s a trauma surgeon and animal rights activist who has advocated for the deaths of other doctors who conduct medical research that uses animals. Two years ago we filed a petition with the Medical Board of California (where Vlasak is licensed as an M.D.), asking...
Every now and then, an animal rights activist will toss aside all pretenses to common sense and make a truly inane (and frighteningly candid) statement. Today’s case in point: Dr. Jerry Vlasak
, a part-time trauma surgeon who was at one time a spokesperson for the PETA-linked “Physicians...
Yesterday a crazed gunman named James Lee took hostages at the Discovery Channel building
in Silver Spring, Maryland. He was later killed by police. Lee’s bizarre crime will be a topic for TV talking heads in coming days, but one of the most interesting features of the story...
You might remember the 2004 animal-rights attack on a University of Iowa animal laboratory
, carried out by the terrorist Animal Liberation Front (ALF). Here’s the scene: 55-gallon drums filled with acid-soaked research documents, 401 “liberated” laboratory animals, the continuous harassment of researchers, and a warning to “stop or...
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
(PETA) is well-known for its assaults on common decency, but its latest move in Canada may have significantly backfired. PETA took responsibility for an attack yesterday on Canadian Fisheries Minister Gail Shea, in which a protester smeared her face with a tofu...
We’ve been spending a lot of time discussing the deceptive Humane Society of the United States
recently. But there’s plenty of other news of note about HSUS’s philosophical ally in the animal rights industry: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
This week, PETA gave "Avatar" director James Cameron
its “Outstanding Feature...