Animal rights advocates say they freed mink at Oregon farm
By Hal Bernton
Seattle Times staff reporter
The Animal Liberation Front (ALF) is claiming responsibility for releasing 40 mink Monday from a fur farm in Jefferson, Ore., and for destroying the farm's breeding records.
In a communiqué released Tuesday evening, ALF said the mink might face a tough road away from the farm but that it was better "to die free" than at the hands of captors. It also warned that the sabotage would continue unless the owners of the Jefferson Fur Farm shut down their operation. Read More
The United States number one domestic terrorist threat is the Animal Liberation Front according to the FBI. They have attacked several mink farms over the years, causing a lot of damage. The FBI has been more successful as of late in identifying and convicting these terrorists.