Fran Thompson

Fran_at_SeaWorld-Edited-5Fran Thompson
3151 Litton Drive
Chillicothe, MO 64601

Prior to her imprisonment, Fran was a dedicated environmental defense and animal rights activist in Nebraska. She also owned a farm. When a local man wanted to marry Fran and take her farm, she rejected him. He began threatening Fran and attacked her in her home. Fran shot him in self-defense and, after the man died, was charged with murder. Fran’s case was highly politicized. She was not allowed to enter a plea of self defense and received a life sentence.

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  1. […] to the FBI, RCMP, or BIA. As I write this animal defenders like Rebecca Rubin and Marie Mason and Fran Thompson are serving sentences longer than some of the readers of this blog have been alive. As I write […]

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