A California judge linkurl:issued;http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/judge-orders-extremists-to-stop-45534.aspx a temporary linkurl:restraining order;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/54356/ yesterday (Feb. 21) against three underground animal rights groups and five individuals associated with these groups to prevent them from harassing and threatening UCLA scientists who conduct experiments with animals, according to the university. The restraining order prohibits members of the UCLA Primate Freedom Project, the Animal Liberation Front and the Animal Liberation Brigade along with Linda Faith Greene, Hillary Roney, Kevin Olliff, Ramin Saber, and Tim Rusmisel from coming within 50 feet of UCLA researchers, harassing them, or linkurl:vandalizing;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/53812/ their property. The groups were also ordered to stop disseminating the personal information of UCLA researchers. As of Friday morning, the home address of linkurl:Edythe London,;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/54287/ a UCLA researcher whose house was previously vandalized, was still posted on the UCLA Primate Freedom Project's website. Another hearing is scheduled for March 12. Hat tip to linkurl:__The Chronicle of Higher Education__.;http://chronicle.com/news/article/4017/judge-issues-restraining-order-against-animal-rights-extremists

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