Britain Bans American Professor Who Speaks on Behalf of Animal Liberation Front

A University of Texas at El Paso professor who supports the Animal Liberation Front has been banned from traveling to Britain because the government there says he is fomenting acts of terrorism in the country.

The associate professor, Steven Best, teaches philosophy and is one of the founders of the North American Animal Liberation Press Office ( The Chronicle, August 5), which disseminates information about attacks on laboratories and farms by animal-rights activists. The Animal