Wednesday, May 28, 2008

More Researchers Threatened

Animal rights extremist avoids jail

An extremist who threatened to dig up relatives of people connected to an animal research lab subjected her victims to "a prolonged campaign of hate", police said today.

Diane Jamieson, 60, of Lytham Road, Ashton, Preston, was given a suspended 51-week jail sentence at Preston Crown Court on Thursday after pleading guilty to six counts of interfering with contractual relationships so as to harm an animal research organisation.

The charges arose from threatening letters the former Law Society member and legal worker sent to a number of companies and individuals from 2002 onward.In one she wrote: "You could find the consequences of your actions pretty grim – having the remains of your loved ones removed never to be seen again." Read More

Just when you think you have seen it all from these animal rights activists, they manage to come up with something else. To threaten researchers with the desecration of their deceased loved ones is beyond sick.

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