Portland Scary Science Day of Action
In Solidarity with SHAC UK Trial Defendants
Monday, October 25th
Bring skull masks, bloody lab coats, and other anti-vivisection costumes
if you have them
What is Scary Science Week?
On the 21st and 22nd October 2010, six animal rights campaigners will be sentenced in court as part of the second SHAC trial. They have all plead guilty and will most likely face prison time. All six defendants were arrested back in May 2007 as part of industry and police attempts to shut down the SHAC campaign.
Scary Science Week will take place from October 21st to October 29th to show global solidarity for the SHAC UK trial defendants. Demonstrations will be taking place outside HLS itself, around the UK, outside the court where the two-day trial will be taking place. Demos will also be taking place throughout the USA.
Targeting Fortress Investment Group and Subsidiaries:
In 2006 the Fortress Investment Group entered into a "secret"
arrangement with Huntingdon Life Sciences, and loaned them $70 million. If Fortress had not loaned them $70m, HLS would have closed in 2006. If they were to withdraw their loan now, it is highly likely HLS would be forced to close. If ever there was a time for action, it is now. If ever there was a vital target it is Fortress.
Recently, Fortress bought out both American General Financial Services (AG) and CW Financial Services, making these companies subsidiaries of Fortress Investment Group.
Every dollar of profit they make is money that belongs to Fortress. It is the money that Fortress used to loan HLS. It is the money that HLS uses to conduct its horrendous business of animal exploitation. It is blood money, pure and simple. We must stop it where it starts.
Meet up for carpool at Red and Black Café (400 SE 12th Ave) at 12:00 PM
*If you want to meet us at the demo, AG is located at 4340 NE Sandy
Blvd, Portland, OR. Arrive by 12:45 PM. Check trimet.org for bus routes.
Together we WILL smash HLS - don't let the state win!
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