In response to several recent linkurl:attacks;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/54287/ on University of California, Los Angeles researchers, the school is suing three animal rights groups and several people associated with the groups. "Enough is enough," UCLA Chancellor Gene Block said in a university linkurl:press release.;http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/campus-files-suit-to-protect-researchers-45485.aspx "We're not willing to wait until somebody is injured before taking legal action to protect our faculty and administrators from terrorist tactics, violence and harassment." A preliminary hearing is set for today (Feb 21) in Santa Monica's Los Angeles County Superior Court. The University of California Board of Regents will seek a temporary restraining order and a permanent injunction to prohibit the groups - the UCLA Primate Freedom Project, the Animal Liberation Front and the Animal Liberation Brigade - along with five individuals associated with these groups, from harassing UCLA scientists and from disseminating the researchers' personal information. The UCLA Primate Freedom Project's website posts photographs, home addresses and...
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