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Whole Foods v vegans: Berkeley store gets restraining order against activists

It's time for someone to hire THE HELL'S ANGELS Motorcycle group to handle these Morons!

A Whole Foods store in Berkeley has filed a restraining order against a group of activists who have staged demonstrations at the store for several years.
A Whole Foods store in Berkeley has filed a restraining order against a group of activists who have staged demonstrations at the store for several years. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

For a full week, a big black banner was posted from a sidewalk in Berkeley, California. “OCCUPY WHOLE FOODS”, it declared in large, white block letters.

But the protesters who created it, a group from the animal rights activist organization Direct Action Everywhere (DxE), were not actually able to do much occupying. Just days before a weeklong protest scheduled for late September, in which the activists had planned to call attention to alleged animal welfare violations by suppliers to Whole Foods’ parent company, Amazon, the Berkeley store filed a restraining order.

“We are not allowed to even step foot in the parking lot right now,” said Cassie King, a DxE organizer. “We can’t go inside the store and ask our questions.”    MORE

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