Benefit for Jonathan Paul
Portland, Oregon, April 26, at the Red & Black Cafe
Tables/hangout at 6pm | Speakers at 7pm | Music around 8pm
Jonathan Paul is an animal and environmental activist who has dedicated his life to protecting the earth and alleviating the suffering of animals and people. He is currently serving a 51-month sentence in federal prison for his role in the 1997 arson of the Cavel West horse slaughterhouse in Redmond, Oregon. Every week more than 500 horses were slaughtered at Cavel West. The arson destroyed the slaughterhouse and it has never been rebuilt, leaving wild horses to run free. Jonathan needs and deserves your support.
This event will feature an informative talk by Lauren Regan of the Civil Liberties Defense Center, highlighting Jonathan Paul's case within the context of the government's "green scare" crackdown on activists. There will be a slideshow about Jonathan, local environmental and animal activist groups will be tabling, and an amazing old-time music duo will wash away our woes at the end of the night.
To learn more about Jonathan's case, see www.supportjonathan.org
For venue info see www.redandblackcafe.com