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Posted by Miami Herald
After a slew of animal-rights activists and police filled Pinecrest Village Hall on Tuesday, council members voted 4-1 to reject a proposed ordinance to restrict protests in residential areas.
The ordinance would have banned picketing “before or about the residence...
Posted by WSVN
PINECREST, Fla. (WSVN) — Animal activists see it as animal brutality, but companies see the positivity in providing monkeys for research in South Florida.
Activists took it upon themselves to protest outside Pinecrest City Hall Tuesday, as a business owner made his own...
Posted by Miami Herald
Pinecrest Village staff are expecting a full house Tuesday night at their monthly council meeting during which the council will consider an ordinance to restrict protests in residential areas.
The proposed ordinance will ban picketing, “before or about the...
For Immediate Release: February 26, 2015
Worldwide Primates drops lawsuit against animal rights activists
(Miami, FL) — Plaintiffs on February 11 voluntarily dismissed a lawsuit against activists with the group South Florida Smash HLS (smashhls.com). The lawsuit, “Worldwide...
Posted at Miami Herald
By David Ovalle
Christian Minaya (right), accused of criminal mischief during a protest at a West Miami-Dade primate research import facility, on trial flanked by his lawyer, Patrick Wilson. Miami Herald David...
Smash HLS recognizes that the oppression of animals exists within a larger context of systematic oppression, and that the fight for animal liberation must mean actively resisting all forms of oppression. We must challenge not only speciesism, but also racism, sexism, ableism, homophobia,...
The Mannheimer Primatological Foundation was founded in New Jersey by Hans Mannheimer, an eccentric inventor who had a large collection of chimpanzees and monkeys. Shortly before he died, he moved his animals to Homestead, Florida. Upon his death in 1973, Mannheimer’s fortune was left to...
Posted by Sun-Sentinel
Seven animal rights activists from South Florida were arrested over the weekend on a road trip to protest the growing number of facilities in rural Hendry County that breed monkeys for scientific research.
They were on a tour organized by South Florida Smash HLS, a...
Posted by Naples Daily News
HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. – The animal activists say they were walking back to their cars when the cops came rushing in from out of nowhere.
Hendry County sheriff’s deputies arrested seven men Saturday and charged them with trespassing outside the gates of the...
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