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    'If You Build It We Will Burn It': The Earth Liberation Front of the United States In the documentary If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front, Daniel McGowan poses the question: “When you're screaming at the top of your lungs and no one hears you...what are you supposed to do?” (Cullman and Curry 2011). It is this kind of sentiment that has led radical environmental activists to forego mainstream forms of protest and commit what the federal government calls acts of “eco-terrorism” (US Congress 2005). Those that commit these acts of arson, property damage and “monkey wrenching” (Foreman and Haywood 1987) do so under the moniker of the Earth Liberation Front (ELF). In the words of former ELF spokesperson Leslie James Pickering,…

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    There are any number of social, economic or political changes that might contribute to an increase in attacks by environmental extremists. Issues surrounding animal rights, environmental protection, off-shore drilling or fracking are sensitive issues with strong proponent and opposition arguments. Governmental actions, such as the relaxation of current legislation or the legalization of controversial processes, may trigger deep rooted feelings and cause groups, such as the Earth Liberation…

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    In the warner creek timber sale they protested for the forest.They were standing in front of the machines they built walls they were trying to protect 1000 year old tree in many ways they would monkey wrench machines and they lasted for 1 year.Forset services were tired and knocked down the wall and arrested protesters.Jacob Ferguson was tired and burned down the forest service building. In the heritage trees controversy the city ordered to cut down famous trees these trees represented the city…

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    was because he was speaking out against the other terrorist acts going on in Miami because many were upset with the control of Fidel Castro in Cuba. During the 1970’s into the early 1980’s, many bombers of the Alpha 66 and Omega 7 groups were targeting Cuban cigar shops, shipping companies, and the offices of magazine editorials that claimed to support a Castro Regime (Emilio Milian, 2016). For the most part, Domestic Terrorism is still true to its definition of acts only carried out by…

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    European Commission's proposal for a new chemical policy, millions of lab animals will die all across Europe. This is due to outdated and unreliable tests and techniques of animal testing. Not only are these tests unreliable and outdated, not to mention the results hardly relate to humans at all, but they are cruel and torturous to the animals. In order to do an animal based test for cancer the animals are force fed prison for 5 years or more and left to suffer, and these tests don't even give…

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    (Geer, p.5). Animal rights activists believe that animals are conscious beings and should be treated as such not as machines and that all organizations that use animals for personal or any kind of human benefit should be shut down (Geer, p.3). Animal welfare activists have more of a make animals suffer less approach. They promote kindness and try to prevent cruelty. They try to make animals suffering as little as possible in industries that use animals for human entertainment or benefit, and…

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    In essence, animal rights is the idea that non-human animals should be treated with respect as an individual with inherent value, and the belief that they are entitled to the possession of their own lives. However, with the increase in demand for new cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and the need for medical research, these rights have been violated by the act of animal testing. I will argue that animal testing shouldn’t be a method we adopt. In support of my claim, I will offer three reasons. Firstly,…

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    Animal testing is inhumane and neglects animals’ rights. While animal testing is vile and does not uphold animal rights, it is necessary for medical research. We shouldn't pause medical research because activists feel bad for an overpopulated species. In “Using Animals For Testing: Pros Versus Cons” ,Ian Murnaghan, a medical writer, elucidates his “Personal Choice” saying, “ While there are numerous pros and cons of animal testing, ethical aspect overshadows both of them, which means that…

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    Cheryl Ou Ms. Emily English Language and Art Guinea Pigs’ Paradise Do you know how much unnecessary risks that animals have been undertaken for us? Probably not. Animal testing can be counted as one of the most inhumane behaviors in the world. According to the US statistic, millions of animals are killed due to cosmetic testing each year. While some of the experiments conducted on animals today are required by law, in areas such like vaccine, drugs and food developments, but most of them…

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    Kacie Lee Sawyer P.5 Formal Outline - Sophomore Persuasive 12/08/17 Animal Experimentation Formal Outline I. Introduction "...even if considerable congruence were shown between an animal model and its corresponding human disease, interspecies differences in physiology, behavior, pharmacokinetics, and genetics would significantly limit the reliability of animal studies, even after a substantial investment to improve such studies" (Akhtar 411). Animal experimentation is one of the oldest…

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