The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act

AETA was passed in the House with just six members of Congress present, just hours after legislators mingled with celebrities for the ground breaking of a Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial. [2]

On November 17, during the lame-duck session of the 109th Congress, the bill was passed by the House through a voice vote. As a result, roll call information for this bill is unavailable.

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HR4239 The S. 3880/HR 4239 Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) was introduced by Sens. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on September 8, 2006. The bill became law on November 27, 2006 after receiving President Bush's signature. Its stated purpose is to:


Note: To Security Services; Yes I feel queesy posting this. Before ruining me, give me a call and perhaps you can enlighten me so that we are all on the same page. I feel queesy posting about Anonymous and Snowden and Hastings and Barret Brown. I don't want to go to prison and orphan my children for "punching above my weight". But its the right thing to do and somebody has to do it. You remember the old adage First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out--

Because I was not a Socialist.