Animal Rights Activists Fight Corporate Lawsuits




Animal Rights Activists Fight Corporate Lawsuits

No New Animal Lab Activists Appeal Decision on Skanska Restraining Orders



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Activists Visit Philadelphia-Area Skanska Executives

Early Sunday morning, concerned activists visited the homes of two Philadelphia-area Skanska executives, Edward Szwarc and Bill Sahwell. Calls for #NoNewAnimalLab shattered the false tranquillity of the isolated, upper-class neighborhoods, recounting the horrors of animal testing and the last chance for Skanska to avoid blood on their hands. Although neither Skanska executives dared come out from their homes, numerous messages were left for them on their sidewalks and streets, reminding them that we will be back. Resistance is brewing in Pennsylvania.

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Black Bloc Returns To David Schmidt's House!

Received from anonymous activists: 

In the very early morning hours of December 13, a group of activists crept quietly into the cul de sac of David Schmidt to protest Skanska's involvement in animal suffering. Their silence immediately turned into a blistering cacaphony of bullhorn sirens, air horns, and chants, waking David, his family, and the rest of his neighborhood. Before anyone could come outside or call the police, the group was gone. 

More of these surprises await anyone involved in the lab, especially Skanska's executives.


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Bad Morning for Richard Cavallaro

From New York activists: 

Around 6am on Friday morning, activists stirred the neighborhood of Richard Cavallaro by protesting and projecting images of animals suffering labs onto his driveway. These images are the reality that animals will face every second of every day if this lab is built. Richard and Skanska plan to build it.

Richard: Activists will keep coming back and our numbers will continue to grow. Are you ready for when we #SwarmNewYork?

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Special Black Bloc Visit to David Schmidt's

Received anonymously: 

A small group, clad in black from head to toe, made a surprise trip to Beaverton, OR, late Thursday night. David Schmidt, Skanska’s regional operations head, and his visiting family were likely sleeping off their Thanksgiving meal when they were roused by the sounds of sirens, whistles, and screaming chants outside their home.

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Late Night Chalking in NY

From anonymous activists: 

Following Thanksgiving celebrations last night, activists visited the Huntington Bay home of Richard Cavallaro, Skanska USA’s CEO and President. While he and his family soundly slept, Richard’s nighttime visitors left chalk messages on the streets all around his home. The messages let his neighborhood know of his company’s involvement in animal torture, and Richard’s gross indifference to the animal’s that he plans to bury underground.

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Protests & Chalk at Skanska's Offices in Portland!

From Portland activists: 

Despite the growing cold weather in Portland, activists showed up outside of the KOIN Center in downtown Portland today to Protest the corporate offices of Skanska USA. Skanska, private security, and the Portland police have repeatedly attempted to intimidate activists with the campaign through surveillance and threats of arrests and citations. It is typical for building security, city security, and police to film and take pictures while protesters chant, hold signs, and chalk.

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