Call Congress Now About the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act
- This alert was sent by Physicians Committee for Responsible
Medicine. Please take action TODAY. You can leave a message for
your representative tonight - the briefing is tomorrow.
Please call your representative and senators today and urge them to
attend a briefing on the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA). If
you recall, this bill passed last November and was signed into law in
The briefing will discuss issues of free speech and how the AETA now
sets the stage for the criminalization of peaceful forms of advocacy
undertaken by citizens and organizations seeking change. The briefing
is organized by the Equal Justice Alliance and the Office of Rep. Tom
Lantos of California. Speaking will be Heidi Boghosian, executive
director of the National Lawyers Guild; Odette Wilkens, executive
director of Equal Justice Alliance; Will Potter, freelance
journalist; and possibly Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio. The briefing
will take place on Wednesday, March 21, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in room
2255 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
Please, call your representative and senators today. Then, send a
Forward this e-mail to your family and friends. Thank you, again, for
urging your representative and senators to attend this important
meeting. Feel free to contact Kyle Ash, Legislative Coordinator for
PCRM at kash@... if you have any questions.