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Halloween Takeover of Mall of America's Victoria's Secret

Protesters stormed the Victoria Secret in Minneapolis's Mall of America around 1 pm October 31st.
The activists upon entering the store stripped down to lingerie and night gowns announcing their presence with a cheers with the intention of informing the shoppers of VS's tremendous contribution to forest destuction. Within minutes they were kicked out of the store by employees, but continued the cheers and guerilla theater outside of the store. Activists with cardboard chainsaws pretended to cut down other activists who represented trees. Soon after, mall security arrived and escorted the activists out of the mall.

Not only are VS's catalogs non-recycled, they are primarily sourced from Northern Canada's boreal wilderness, the largest intact wildlands in North America. Amongst grizzly bears and herds of caribou, hundreds of rare migratory birds make the Boreal their home. With over 395 million catalogs published annually, VS is one of the leading contributors to forest destruction in the world. To voice your complaints and ask to be taken off the VS mailing list, call 1-800-888-8200.

For more info, go to  http://www.victoriasdirtysecret.net
Great action 31.Oct.2004 17:52

must have been fun, too.

Well, Portland?

re: great action 04.Nov.2004 15:45

kim

dec 2 day of action, time for some fun......