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Animal rights extremists sentenced for attacks on Barclays
The Daily Telegraph ^ | January 14, 2011 | Andy Bloxham and John Bingham

Posted on 01/14/2011 1:09:29 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

Maria Neal, 21, was part of a gang which attacked four branches in Hampshire in 2008 by daubing graffiti including the words "murderers" and "scum" on doors and gluing post boxes and cash machine slots. ....

Miss Neal has the online identity "vegan23" on the website myspace. On it, she lists her reasons for wanting to defend animals and claims her aim is to become a political leader and cites her mood as "mischievous".

..."im very in to all aspects of animal rights! im anti everything that inflicts creuelty upon innocent animals as everyone should be. things such as using animals for food, clothing, entertainment or 'scientific research' (and i use the term loosley as we all know they are not actually finding out anything) is unnacseptable and wrong.

"when and if i choose to grow up i want to be the head of a politacal party which sees things as they are for once, cruelty is cruelty murder is murder, meat, fish, egg and milk industries would be abbolished as would the fur and leather trades and under no circumstances would animal testing be justified or legalised. any cruelty of any kind towards an animal would be treated as we now treat cruelty towards children."

..Among her "heroes", she lists dozens of people currently serving or previously serving sentences for action against animal labs.

She lists herself as 5' 10", Aries, hoping for children "someday", and with an income of "less than £30,000".

She attended Guthlaxton College, close to her parents' home, which she left in 2007 after finishing her A-levels.

Firms linked to HLS, even distantly, have for years been the target for animal rights protesters, particularly from members of the groups Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC) and the Animal Liberation Front (ALF), sometimes with violence....

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: activists; animalrights; animalwhackos; elf; terrorism

1 posted on 01/14/2011 1:09:31 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

So, I imagine you’re wondering what sentence she got.

Here it is:

“As well as targeting Barclays, they also painted “ALF” on the side of the buildings.

In addition, they damaged a car belonging to someone they mistakenly thought had links to a company supplying HLS during the conspiracy, causing damage costing £7,500 to repair.

A van belonging to FedEx, another Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (Shac) target, was also attacked by the extremists.

Potter and Miss Neal were sentenced to 12-month prison sentences, suspended for two years and they were also ordered to carry out 120 hours of unpaid work.

The court heard that during the six attacks, the three defendants caused a total of £12,000 worth of damage.

All three defendants were also given Anti-Social Behaviour Orders to last five years. “


2 posted on 01/14/2011 1:10:48 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife (Allhttp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2122429/posts)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

13. Increase in vegetarianism would increase (1 Timothy 4:3-4)

http://www.fakemessiah.com/


3 posted on 01/14/2011 2:31:48 AM PST by SF_Redux (the scarier part about all these Marxists is, that a few of them can breed .. with the opposite sex)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Did she say how abortion horrified her?

So many of these animal rights people are big abortion supporters and will march at prisons where a mass murderer is scheduled to be executed. - I’m convinced that vegetarianism eventually burns out the brain if they don’t balance it out exactly right. . which is hard to do.


4 posted on 01/14/2011 3:40:05 AM PST by Twinkie (LEFTIST FREE SPEECH O.K. - CONSERVATIVE FREE SPEECH NOT O.K.)
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“im anti everything that inflicts creuelty upon innocent animals as everyone should be.”

$20 says she’s had an abortion.


5 posted on 01/14/2011 3:59:27 AM PST by Justa
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Well, she’s obviously another right-wing nut under the influence of the evil Palin, Limbaugh, Beck triumvirate.


6 posted on 01/14/2011 5:28:00 AM PST by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd = TRUE)
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To: 6SJ7

Ha!

I bet Rush has an “undeniable truth” that covers this anarchist.


7 posted on 01/14/2011 5:37:45 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife (Allhttp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2122429/posts)
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