When is Marius being released?
Marius was sentenced to 21 years and 10 months in federal prison. He will be released in 2027 at the age of 65. Because of the terrorist enhancement added to his charges, Marius is not eligible for early release or parole.
Is he guilty of the crimes he’s been convicted of?
Yes. In his sentencing statement to the presiding judge Marius stated, “My actions were individual acts of conscience and I take sole responsibility for them. The property damage was intended to be symbolic and theatrical in nature, not dangerous or threatening to any individual.” Marius’ Sentencing Statement
What are the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) and Earth Liberation Front (ELF)?
The Animal Liberation Front (ALF), carries out illegal actions against industries who profit from animal exploitation. These actions most often take the form of liberating live animals (from fur farms, slaughterhouses, etc.) or economic sabotage in the form of property destruction. (www.animalliberationfront.com, Twitter)
The Earth Liberation Front (ELF), like the ALF, employs a “leaderless resistance” structure. The ELF carries out illegal actions in defense of the earth.