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Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act


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Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act

  1. 1. Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act By:Danielle Calder, Ashlee Kildazooooo, DP "dumb pengiunnnn" bullington, Amelia Wilson, Virginia Pelstring(vivi)
  2. 2. Will Potter <ul><ul><li>An award-winning independent journalist based in Washington, D.C., who has become a leading authority on “eco-terrorism,” the environmental and animal rights                    movements, and civil liberties post 9/11. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He has tracked how lawmakers and corporations have labeled    animal rights and environmental activists as &quot;eco-terrorists.&quot; And he has closely followed the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will has testified before the U.S. Congress on his reporting, and frequently speaks with journalists and in public forums about efforts to roll back civil liberties in the name of fighting terrorism. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. bunnies...are so cute! <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>:) </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) is a US federal law . The final version of the bill passed the United States Senate in 2006. It was also signed by the President of the United States in 2006. The bill is described by the author as being intended to &quot;provide the Department of Justice the necessary authority to apprehend, prosecute, and convict individuals committing animal enterprise terror.&quot;
  5. 5. so are chicks... <ul><li>:) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Example UNO <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Four animal rights activists, Joseph Buddenburg, Maryam Khajavi, Nathan Pope, and Adriana Stumpo, have been charged for “conspiracy” to violate the animal enterprise terrorism act. becasue of the animal enterprise terrorism act, they will be tried as terrorists </li></ul>
  7. 7. Example Dos <ul><li>-Federal court upholds convictions of animal rights activists on October 15, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>-The six members of Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty were convicted in 2006 of using their Web site to incite threats and vandalism against employees            of a company that tests products on animals. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>-The group posted home addresses and other information about the workers on the site. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>-6 years in prison. 3 remain in federal custody. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>-The trial was believed to be the first to use the statute, which was enacted in 1992. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  8. 8. Articles... <ul><li>Article 3. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Article 12. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honour and reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Article 17. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(1) Everyone has the right to own property alone as well as in association with others. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(2) No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his property. </li></ul></ul>