Thursday, July 28, 2011


The following article first appeared in the Fur Commission Crime Log, December 9, 1963 and is reproduced with the commission's permission.

Mount Angel Oregon: The largest act of eco-terrorism ended on a disastrous note with the release of 10,000 minks from a local breeder's ranch. The tragic incident occurred earlier this morning when the herd regrettably came head-to-head with the Mount Angel Mink Eaters Society Pancake Breakfast. Ed Lawler a representative for the Mink Eaters, said through a fur covered smile, "Other than the birth of my son, it was the greatest day of my life."