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Sun Sep 5 2010 (Updated 08/03/15)Interview with Joseph Buddenberg of the AETA 4
Sun Sep 5 2010 (Updated 08/03/15)Case of the AETA 4 and It's Implications for Activists
Dylan Powell of The Vegan Police recently interviewed Joseph Buddenberg of AETA 4, four animal rights activists who were charged with violating the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act. Although the case was dismissed in July, it is not over. A federal magistrate signed a warrant in August ordering Joseph to provide a DNA sample to the FBI. In the interview, Joseph discusses the AETA 4 case and its implications for activists.
Joseph states, "I appeared before Magistrate Vadas, UC Santa Cruz graduate, and he scolded me. He yelled that the three allegations against me at that point were some of the most 'chilling' accusations he’d ever seen. The allegations at that point were attendance at two demonstrations and that I somehow helped make leaflets opposing UC Santa Cruz vivisection. Keep in mind this is a federal judge and former prosecutor who has dealt with child pornographers, meth dealers, bank robbers, etc."
Read More | Joseph Buddenberg DNA sample warrant & affidavit | Over fourteen weeks after dismissal, still no word on AETA4 case | Support the AETA 4 [broken link removed 8/3/15] | previous coverage: AETA 4 Case Dismissed, But Re-Indictment Possible
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