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115 were liberated from HLS customer Merial Select Laboratory

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Received anonymously by supportive aboveground groups in the US:

"In the early morning hours of February 27, 2003, the ALF liberated 115 chickens from Merial Select Laboratory (10026 Main Street, Berlin, MD, 21811, Phone 410 641-2060, Fax 410 641-0768)

In the midst of a snowstorm, we made our way to the animal housing units. Using crowbars and boltcutters, we bypassed the alarmed doors by prying and cutting our way through the window panes and wire mesh. After crawling into several barns, we loaded 115 baby chicks into carriers and brought them to safety. They have been taken to temporary housing to live in a period of isolation to ensure that the possible diseases they have been infected with do not spread to others. Afterwards, they will be moved to permanent homes to live freely.

Merial Labs will tell you their research into new vaccines is "helping" animals. The truth is, they are creating vaccines to maximize an animal's life inside a factory farm in order to increase profits from the commodification of life.

Countless animal research facilities commit their atrocities in Maryland, but Merial was targeted specifically because they are a client of Huntingdon Life Sciences. Any friend of HLS is an enemy of the ALF. We know who their clients are. We are out there, and you're next.

until all are free...
the Animal Liberation Front"

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Stop the Torture - Stop the Deaths ....... 06.Mar.2003 18:48


To whoever you are - THANK YOU!!!

THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! 06.Mar.2003 23:27

ANIMAL LOVER beholdtheconcreteearth@hotmail.com

THANK YOU so much!! i am literally crying as i am writing this, for i am so happy to know the 115 chicks are going to be spared from the cruelty and barbarity of mankind. i am only in high school, but i have made it my goal to devote my life to helping animals like these chicks. Every time i see photographs or hear stories of animal abuse and neglect, something inside me burns. I go crazy, and in truth, it pains me more to hear about animal torture than about abuse to human beings, for they have no voice and are helpless. whoever you are, you are my heroes, and keep fighting for all creatures on this planet!