Gallery: Ag-Gag Bills Seek to Outlaw Whistleblower Recordings of Animal...

 

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In recent years undercover recordings of horrific abuses against animals have proven instrumental in prosecuting farms that, often systematically, mistreat their animals. But several states—ten in 2013 alone—have introduced anti-whistleblower bills that seek to make it a crime to document abuses of livestock, and aim to criminalize anyone who applies for a job in agriculture without stating ties they have to animal rights organizations.

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  1. Joe Leeson-Schatz April 15, 2013 at 2:46 am

    #AgGagBad – Ag Gag laws unfairly criminalize the info instead of the abuses – Please sign the federal petition and spread the word – http://wh.gov/M6yq

  2. Eddie Lutz April 8, 2013 at 10:42 pm

    We must assume that all animals are being tortured in these states that have passed this gag law. Avoid meat from Iowa, Utah, and Missouri and any others who pass this law.

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