US Congress: Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act - Transscript (2006)

The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) was "introduced [in 2006] in response to a growing threat commonly referred to as ecoterrorism" to criminalize animal rights activist and protect animal exploitation industries.

Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the United States House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary (May 23rd 2006)

Including testimony by journalist and activist Will Potter (author of Green Is The New Red)