Bank of America funnels its mutual fund money through Stephens Inc, which bailed out HLS (Huntingdon Life Sciences) when it was near bankruptcy. Concurrent protests will be taking place around the US, and in Europe.
Here in Portland, activists are organizing ongoing actions at local BofA branches to educate people at the local level, and put pressure on Bank of America to divest from HLS. This will be the 4th local action.
Background: [ Portland Indymedia: The issues and the players | SHAC: October 29 website & VIDEO | In depth: "Vivisection or Science: a choice to make" ]