An animal rights activist was tackled by stadium security as she attempted to storm the field during the Timberwolves-Grizzlies game in Minnesota on Saturday night.
The Timberwolves games have been the scene of multiple animal rights protests as activists target T’wolves owner Glen Taylor over his ownership of a chicken factory. In this case, the protesters were seated directly behind Taylor.
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After the first activist was taken away, a second protester tried to rush to court.
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From another angle :
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Animal rights activist group Direct Action Everywhere recently took responsibility for three different protests at Timberwolves games. Bizarrely, protests ensued even though Taylor sold the team in 2021 to former MLB great Alex Rodriguez and his billionaire partner Marc Lore. Although Rodriguez and Lore aren’t ready to resume team operations until 2023, Taylor is set to step out,
The Timberwolves beat the Grizzlies 119-118.