Part 2 – The Last Piece of the Thinking About Animals Conference Pie: On The War Against Animal Activists

Featured today is Part 2 of select presentations from the Thinking About Animals Conference at Brock University. The Animal Voices team is very excited to be able to bring you two incredible talks that ask important questions about the Animal¬†Enterprises Terrorism Act (AETA) and the increasing criminalization of animal activism in the United States. We … Continue reading

Local Actions and Legal Precedents: Interviews with Elizabeth Schoales and Will Potter

On this installment of Animal Voices we speak directly to an activist trying to effect important change on a local level in Canada, and to a journalist bringing attention to how a new legal precedent will affect activists all over the US. First, we speak with Elizabeth Schoales, an activist based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward … Continue reading

Unravelling the Acronym: Will Potter Exposes the AETA (Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act)

In this interview, Will Potter, award-winning independent journalist and creator of GreenIsTheNewRed.com, demystifies the AETA (Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act) and discusses the implications of the act for advocates. Potter argues that the AETA is a significant threat not only to those who engage in illegal activities on behalf of animals, but also to aboveground activists … Continue reading