PETA was labeled a "security threat group" in April 2005, and by July police were looking into a tip that the group had learned about a failing chicken farm in Kent County and planned on "protesting or stealing the chickens." A "very casually dressed" undercover trooper attended a speech by PETA's president that month and waited afterward to see whether anyone talked about chickens. Nobody did.Very casually dressed must mean cotton dockers and an off white shirt.
Sunday, January 4, 2009
PETA Among Groups Spied on by Maryland State Police
According to the Washington Post, PETA was one of many groups the Maryland State Police considered a security threat.