Yesterday, the SHAC 7 appeared in court in Trenton, New Jersey, for their motions for a new trial to be heard and to discuss a sentencing date. Their motions were denied, and a new sentencing date has been set. Sentencing will be September 12, at the federal courthouse in Trenton, New Jersey. PLEASE mark your calendars and try to make arrangements to attend. Each of the defendants are looking at several years (some up to 11 years!) in prison.

In the meantime, please remember you can always write the defendants--Jake Conroy, Darius Fulmer, Lauren Gazzola, Josh Harper, Kevin Kjonaas, and Andy Stepanian--while they are on house arrest. Information on how to send them a note is here:  http://shac7.com/prisoner.htm

And don't forget the fundraising efforts are continuing to pay the mounting legal fees for appeal. There are some upcoming benefits listed at the bottom of this email in Brooklyn, NY; San Francisco, CA, and Denver, CA.

And the long anticipated "SHAC Packs" are now available through Herbivore Clothing! The packs include a great SHAC 7/Legalize Animal Rights Shirt (printed on American Apparel/sweatshop free shirts!), 2 buttons, a sticker, and 10 postcards. Help get the word out, get some great animal rights stuff, AND support the SHAC 7. Buy it here:
 http://www.herbivoreclothing.com/shac.page.html

Your continued support for the SHAC 7 and your actions on behalf of the animals means a lot to the Jake, Lauren, Andy, Josh, Darius, and Kevin as they await sentencing. Keep it up!
For the Animals,
The SHAC 7 Support Committee

UPCOMING BENEFITS:

Benefit Show for the SHAC 7--Acoustic punk, delicious homebrew, and much more Friday June 16th 8 pm $5- $10 sliding scale Joe Jack Talcum (singer-guitarist of the Dead Milkmen) Stergin aka Stiza Crack (of Leftover Crack, playing CV and LOC and maybe a couple of new tunes if he can remember the words) Joe Piglet (of the Stockyard Stoics, new and old Stockyard Stoics songs played badly but with great sincerity) Keg and Homebrew--fine homemade beer and mead. (Pretend you've gone to a show at a bar, except everyone is nice, the beer is cheaper, better and higher alcohol, and all the money goes to a great cause. Cheap keg shit available too.) 84 Clinton Ave, Apt 1 (btwn Park and Myrtle) G Train to Clinton Washington, and walk so the numbers go down B61 or B54 Bus By bike--closest to the Manhattan Bridge, turn right off of the bridge, make another right at the second light, and then turn left onto Flushing, take Flushing until Clinton Ave, turn right onto Clinton Ave, 84 Clinton will be on the right hand side between Park and Myrtle

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SHAC 7 Fundraiser: Wine and vegan dessert reception

When: Friday, June 16, 2006, 7:00pm - 10pm
Where: Cruelty-Free World
3977 Tennyson, Denver
$5.00 admission
Silent auction

For more info call Dan with CFW at 303.839.1297


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Enjoy local music and show your support for the SHAC 7!

Date: Saturday, June 24
Time: 8 pm - 11 pm
Location: 5lowershop, 382 Bayshore Ave, San Francisco

Admission/Donation: $15 (non-alcohol event)
Performers: Remo Conscious & Riot Folk

Sponsors: Direct Action Anti-Authoritarians, East Bay Animal Advocates &
68' Anarchist Collective

RSVP:  sfshac7benefit@yahoo.com

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