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SHAC7 update

Recent update from the SHAC7 support team.
Dear Friends,

It's hard to believe we are coming up on the one year anniversary since a
New Jersey jury found Jake, Lauren, Josh, Andy, Kevin, and Darius guilty
in the SHAC 7 trial. The SHAC 7 were found guilty March 2nd, 2006--a day
many of us remember very well. Although it's hardly a day for
celebration, it is a day for action and a day of remembrance. While it's
up to each of you to decide what, if anything, to do on March 2nd--we ask
you to remember our friends behind bars and the animals suffering inside
laboratories that the SHAC 7 advocate for.

*THE APPEAL*
Many of you have been asking what the status of the appeal is. The notice
of appeal has been filed and a few technical issues are getting sorted
out, and we expect to have a calendar of dates for the appeal in the next
few weeks. We'll let you know when we know more, but for now keep your
fingers crossed for a good outcome. A victory in the appeals court would
be great for Lauren, Jake, Kevin, Darius, Andy, and Josh, but it would
also be a big boost to free speech and activists everywhere!

*THE SHAC 7 DESIGN-A-SHIRT CONTEST!*
Want to help out the SHAC 7? One way to do that is to help come up with a
new t-shirt design for the SHAC 7 Support Fund. T-shirts are a great way
to raise awareness about the case and raise funds, and the support
committee is looking for some great ideas for shirts. If you have an
idea, please submit it to us soon! There are more details on what we are
looking for, how to submit an idea at:
www.SHAC7.com/tshirt.htm
And the winning shirt idea will get a free t-shirt once we get them
printed up!

*BENEFITS*
There are still tons of great SHAC 7 benefits happening around the
country. Benefits are a great way to introduce people to the SHAC 7, meet
other activists, and raise some funds to help keep Jake, Lauren, Kevin,
Josh, and Darius supplied with the vegan necessities while they are in
prison. A special thank you to Portland activists, who have held more
benefits than any other city! New updates are listed all the time:
www.SHAC7.com/benefits.htm

You can also donate to the support fund online or by sending checks/money
orders payable to the "SHAC 7 Support Fund" and mailed to:
SHAC 7 Support Fund
740A 14th St. #237
San Francisco, CA 94114

*LAUREN GAZZOLA FEATURED IN JANE MAGAZINE!*
All of the SHAC 7 prisoners are getting the word out in their own way, and
an article by Lauren was recently published in Jane Magazine! We'll have
it available online soon, but Lauren did a great job getting the word out
about the case and the animals at HLS!

*WHAT ELSE CAN I DO?*
The best thing you can do to support the SHAC7 is put your freedom of
speech to good use! While Jake, Lauren, Josh, Kevin, Andy, and Dari are
behind bars, WE ARE NOT. Let's shut down HLS and other animal-abusing
scum for good... now that'd be something to write about!

*WRITE!*
A big thank you to all of you who have taken the time to write and send
books, photos, articles, etc. The tremendous outpouring of support, and
hearing about all the great activism happening around the globe, has
really made a big difference for each of the prisoners. Even if you
haven't heard back from someone you have written, know that your letter
means a great deal to each of them, and they do plan on responding.
Stamps are limited in prison, so sometimes it takes a while to get back to
everyone. Even if you've not heard back, please consider writing again!
(Note: letters, cards, postcards, photos (no polaroids) and photocopies
are allowed. Books and magazines may only be sent from the publisher, and
no other items are allowed. Also keep in mind all mail may be read by
prison authorities!)

Thanks for Your Continued Support,
The SHAC 7 Support Committee

LAUREN GAZZOLA
93497-011
FCI DANBURY
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
ROUTE 37
DANBURY, CT 06811

JACOB CONROY
93497-011
FCI VICTORVILLE MEDIUM II
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
P.O. Box 5700
ADELANTO, CA 92301

DARIUS FULLMER
26397-050
FCI FORT DIX
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
EAST: P.O. BOX 2000
WEST: P.O. BOX 7000
FORT DIX, NJ 08640

JOSHUA HARPER
#29429-086
FCI SHERIDAN
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
P.O. BOX 5000
SHERIDAN, OR 97378

KEVIN KJONAAS
93502-011
FCI SANDSTONE
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
P.O. BOX 1000
SANDSTONE, MN 55072

ANDREW LLOYD STEPANIAN
26399-050
FCI BUTNER MEDIUM II
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
P.O. BOX 1500
BUTNER, NC 27509



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