Animal Activists

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Activists Fight Slash In Funding To Upland Shelter Amid Fears Healthy Animals Will Be Killed

Armed with posters and pets, animal activists told CBS2/KCAL9 they were upset the Upland City Council is considering cutting $300,000 from the city animal shelter, effectively turning it into a high-kill shelter.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/27/2015

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2 L.A. Men Face Jail Time In Freeing Of 2,000 Minks From Fur Farm

A pair of animal rights activists reportedly face some hefty penalties if they’re convicted of freeing 2,000 minks at a Chicago-area fur farm.

07/10/2014

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$200K Bob Barker Donation Allows 5 Research Monkeys To Go Into Retirement

Five rhesus monkeys from a California research lab are being retired to an Oklahoma sanctuary because of a $200,000 donation from animal activist Bob Barker.

06/12/2012

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UCLA Hails Judge’s Ruling That Backs Researchers Against ‘Animal Extremists’

UCLA officials Saturday hailed a federal court judge decision to uphold a city ordinance banning animal rights protesters from getting close to professors’ homes.

12/17/2011