WASHINGTON (November 30, 2005) – In a letter to the Canadian Prime Minister released today, Sir Paul McCartney and his wife Heather called for an end to the annual commercial slaughter of hundreds of thousands of harp and hooded seals off Canada’s East Coast—the largest kill of marine mammals on earth.
Wednesday, May 26th of 2004 marked a quiet turning point in the history of free speech in this country. While most people were still comfortably asleep and the first rays of sunlight were streaming over the horizon, Federal Agents were preparing to arrest people for crimes of terror. All across the country members of Joint Terrorism Task Forces crept across lawns and approached front doors with guns drawn. Before long they had captured their quarry: seven animal rights activists.