$100K reward offered for animal rights extremists
From wire service reports
Posted: 04/30/2009 06:47:16 AM PDT
The Los Angeles City Council offered $100,000 in rewards today in hopes of tracking down the vandals and arsonists -- believed to be members of animal rights extremist groups -- who have targeted UCLA medical researchers.
The rewards were approved a week after two reputed associates of the Animal Liberation Front were charged with conspiracy and stalking in connection with crimes against UCLA researchers who use animals in their work.
Linda Faith Greene, 61, and Kevin Rich Oliff, 22, have pleaded not guilty to 10 felony charges.
A grand jury indictment alleges that an unidentified co-conspirator placed an incendiary device on the front porch of a home two doors away from UCLA professor Lynn Fairbanks' Los Angeles residence in June 2006. The device, which was left at the wrong house, failed to ignite. Read More
Elected officials and the public are realizing the threat these vegan animal rights activists pose to society. They have traded in their picket signs for incendiary devices. These people have openly admitted that some people may need to die in order to accomplish their goals. That is not something sane reasonable people would say. Hopefully this monetary incentive will generate some information that will help in the investigation.