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Congress Pressures Sierra Club To Name ELF, ALF As Terrorists

A letter has been sent from Congress to the Sierra Club asking them "to disavow the Earth Liberation Front and the Animal Liberation Front, calling them terrorist cells."
Actual text of Sierra Club memo follows:
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The House Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health has sent a letter to
the Sierra Club asking us to disavow the Earth Liberation Front and the
Animal Liberation Front, calling them terrorist cells. We believe they
have also sent copies of the letter to the press. Carl Pope will be the
only spokesperson responding to any and all inquiries about this letter.
Please forward every press call on this issue to Joanie Clayburgh, our
Press Secretary in SF, at 415-977-5508. Thank you,

David Willett
Associate Press Secretary
Sierra Club
To Craig 02.Nov.2001 12:27

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It is clear the reason behind this is to establish a difference between environmental groups and those so-called environmental groups. Leading them has cells in organizations linked as terriost. This can way bad for ELF.
This might be the first approach of the Bush administration to start rounding up - Hard Core Environement groups and all that have ties to them.
Since ELF does not really exist has a organization in itself, this will pose a problem. IF Craig reads this I want him to know that the approach I would use is simply be a former journalist reporting on ELF's causes and actions instead of Spokesman for ELF.

The damage might already be done from past events simply implying Craig was the spokesman. Good Luck Craig and fight on.. Trees!