Targeted UCSC animal researcher speaks

The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) cancer researcher whose home was linkurl:invaded;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/54379/ last Sunday, has commented on the attack to the linkurl:__Santa Cruz Sentinel__.;http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/ci_8370044?source=most_viewed The researcher, who remains unnamed for security purposes, told the __Sentinel__ that her family was celebrating the birthday of one of her two small children in the front of the house Sunday afternoon, when

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Feb 26, 2008
The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) cancer researcher whose home was linkurl:invaded;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/54379/ last Sunday, has commented on the attack to the linkurl:__Santa Cruz Sentinel__.;http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/ci_8370044?source=most_viewed The researcher, who remains unnamed for security purposes, told the __Sentinel__ that her family was celebrating the birthday of one of her two small children in the front of the house Sunday afternoon, when six people began banging on the door and front porch. She rushed the children to the back of the house while her husband confronted the intruders. "I am flabbergasted that people would target me. All our work we do with animals is regulated. They are treated well," the researcher, who reportedly uses mice in her research, told the __Sentinel__. She added that in the past several weeks, animal rights messages have been scrawled in chalk in front of her home and in front of colleagues' homes. A linkurl:message;http://messages.ucsc.edu/text.asp?pid=1943 sent out to...

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