Violence (page 3)

Taking Action For Animals?

On Saturday, Americans saw the dark side of the animal rights movement when unknown activists firebombed two University of California Santa Cruz biomedical researchers. The local community has since…
Posted August 6, 2008 at 12:00 am

California Animal Rights Lunatics Make Their Point With Firebombs

When People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Vice President Bruce Freidrich famously told a convention of animal rights activists that “blowing stuff up and smashing…
Posted August 4, 2008 at 12:00 am

Anti-Biotech ‘Crop Crushing’ Is The New Book-Burning

It’s been a scorching hot summer in the debate over genetically modified (GM) crops. As we reported last month, anti-technology activists have been in a collective hissy fit since…
Posted July 29, 2008 at 12:00 am

The Animal Research War

Our bookshelves overflow with volumes about obesity, animal welfare, crop biotechnology, seafood politics, and the latest veal saltimbocca recipes. But every once in a while, a title comes along whose…
Posted June 20, 2008 at 12:00 am

The PETA Infomercial

If you opted for Monday Night Football over last night’s HBO broadcast of I Am An Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA, we don’t blame you.
Posted November 20, 2007 at 12:00 am

Anti-Biotech, Techno-Illiterate

The late Dr. Carl Sagan wrote in 1989 that “we live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and…
Posted October 26, 2007 at 12:00 am

PETA Gets Schooled

The animal rights zealots at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are engaging in some very public back-patting after wrapping up a day-long “cruelty to animals”…
Posted October 3, 2007 at 12:00 am

Lone Star Vegan Vigilante Behind Bars

Strange things happen when a restaurant dares to serve foie gras in a hotbed of animal-liberation lunatics. And sometimes those strange things are felonies. Last weekend police in…
Posted September 19, 2007 at 12:00 am

Quotes Of The Week

Echoing our observation from earlier in the week, Chicago Daily Herald columnist Mike Jackson is wondering aloud why the misnamed Physicians Committee for Responsible…
Posted November 17, 2006 at 12:00 am

New Law Scares The Animal Rights Fringe. It Should.

Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA). This new law will make things tougher on animal rights activists who use…
Posted November 14, 2006 at 12:00 am