Sunrise Farms, Petaluma Poultry, Reichardt Duck Farm

Sonoma County, California

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Call and email Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch politely asking her to drop the charges against the activists who exposed animal cruelty and rescued suffering animals.

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Over 100 nonviolent activists have been arrested at factory farms in Sonoma County for taking direct action to help suffering animals after the government ignored repeated reports of criminal animal cruelty. Six activists face a total of 47 felonies stemming from 3 nonviolent direct actions at factory farms which occurred in May 2018, September 2018, and June 2019. Preliminary hearings began for four of the defendants in November 2021, and are scheduled to conclude Jan 18-19, 2023. Preliminary hearings have not yet begun for the other two defendants. They are scheduled for Dec. 5-7, 2022. Following preliminary hearings, trial will be scheduled.

Meet the Defendants

The following people have also been arrested in Sonoma County for taking nonviolent direct action to expose animal cruelty:

Aidan Cook, Alex Santurio, Alexandra Paul, Alicia Santurio, Alyssa Landi, Amy Brown, Ana Mehl, Ariel Ryan, Balaji V., Brianna Baer, Camilla Hahn, Cheyanne Holliday, Chris Tarzan Hayward, Christina Brown, Christopher Bleichner, Conrad de Jesus, Corey Rowland, Daniela Habermehl, Dawn Michelle, Dean Wyrzykowski, Efrem Blitz, Emek Echo, Jake H., Jeyrama Robles, Jocelyn Cole, Jorden Ruggles, Katt Cho, Kelly Landreth, Kevin Baker, Kristina Norris, Lance Wilson, Lauren Fluty, Lawrence Cuneaz, Leni Wasacz, Leslie Goldberg, Lewis Bernier, Linda Cridge, Lucy H., Madhu Anderson, Mandy Washburn, Marika Diaz, Marissa Garam, Mary McKee, Michael Goldberg, Michelle L., Monica Martella, Nena Salas, Nico Stubler, Nikki Symanovich, Noah Bristol, Ora Goldman, Paul Nguyen, Peter Lecki, Rachel Arima, Rev. Robert Yamada, Ronnie R., Sanjeev Deshpande, Sarah Hewson, Samantha Walsch, Sharon Claitor, Tonia Moore, Vanessa Marsot, Vero Z., Vicky Stewart, Virginia Fior

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