Thursday, August 13, 2015

Animal Rights Activist Says House Arrest Is a Financial Burden

Joseph Buddenberg, one of two animal rights activists arrested last month in Oakland for allegedly conspiring to violate the animal enterprise terrorism act was back in court today. Buddenberg argued that the house arrest he has been placed under is too harsh. Buddenberg's lawyer argued before a federal judge that being confined to his residence full time has created an economic hardship on the defendant. From The Ron Dellums Federal Building in Downtown Oakland, Pacifica's Mike Kohn reports