A few of us are heading out to Hartford, CT on Wednesday for an exciting event. Will Potter of www.GreenIsTheNewRed.com and Justin Goodman, 2007
recipient of PETA’s Nanci Alexander Award for activist of the year, will be speaking at the University of Connecticut School of Law. We highly suggest you attend if you’re able to make it. From Green is the New Red:
“Approving Animal Abuse & Punishing Protest”
Will Potter and Justin Goodman will discuss the scope of animal experimentation in the United States, the laws that govern it, and how federal terrorism laws are being created and used against the nonviolent activists who are trying to end it.
Date: March 30, 2011
Time: 5:00 PM
Place: Blumberg Hall, University of Connecticut School of Law
65 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105-2290
Vegan food from China Pan Restaurant will be provided courtesy of the sponsoring student groups.
Please invite your friends on the Facebook event page.
Closely related to this topic, we’ve added some new links to the website that we’d like you to check out including:
These men and women have sacrificed their freedom to stand up to the destruction our government and corporations are inflicting on animals and our planet. None of them have injured another human, yet they are often given lengthy prison sentences in comparison with other crimes. (Marie Mason is serving 22 years for charges relating to damaging an office connected to GMO research and destroying a piece of logging equipment.) Marie’s support site makes a great point when they say that supporting her does not mean agreeing with the actions that she took — but it does mean opposing the fear-mongering tactics of the federal government and the outrageous sentences they have imposed. How far is this repression going to go? It’s incredibly scary to think about.
For a complete list of current prisoners, please visit BITE BACK Magazine. Take a moment today to write a quite letter of support to one or all of them. Thank you!