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Ag-Gag Laws: Targeting Investigators, Whistleblowers, and Journalists
Animals  (tags: animal cruelty, consumer health dangers, ALEC, Will Potter, "The Green Scare", Ag-Gag, First Amendment, Journalism, Undercover Investigations )

- 1374 days ago -
Ag-gag" bills are being introduced around the country in an attempt to censor whistleblowers, investigators, and journalists who expose animal welfare abuses on factory farms and slaughterhouses. Petition link doesn't work. Wonder why?
Has Your State Outlawed Blowing the Whistle on Factory Farm Abuses?
Animals  (tags: Ag-Gag, humans, ethics, cruelty, animals, animaladvocates, protection, suffering, investigation, animalcruelty, wildlife, wildanimals, slaughter, habitat, environment, AnimalWelfare, abused, abuse, sadness, pets, dogs, cats, crime, rescued, society, law, k )

- 1379 days ago -
Ted Genoways found that "ag gag" laws have cropped up with increasing frequency in the past few years. Outlawing things like creating recordings at animal facilities or obtaining employment under false pretenses, these laws are intended to make it more
WATCH: 'Ag Gag' Laws Silence Factory Farm Whistleblowers
Animals  (tags: Ag-Gag, Bill Moyers, food supply, environment, crime, animaladvocates, cruelty, death, slaughter, protection, humans, wildanimals, suffering, conservation, investigation, ethics, pets, cats, killing, wildlife )

- 1382 days ago -
"Ag" stands for agriculture. And "gag" -- well, you know, a gag order means "shut up." And that's what these laws are intended to do -- to silence whistleblowers and investigators from trying to inform the public about bad practices at factory farms
Ag-Gag Law Claims Another Victim! George Steinmetz, National Geographic Photographer, Arrested Taking Photos Of Kansas Feedlot
Animals  (tags: Ag-Gag, Will Potter, animalrights, animalcruelty, law, protection, wildlife, society, conservation, animaladvocates, ethics )

- 1383 days ago -
The sheriff didn't mention Kansas' ag gag law, the Farm Animal and Field Crop and Research Facilities Protection Act, which became the nation's first when it was signed into law in 1990. The law bars individuals from entering and photographing an animal
Don't Ban Cameras From Farms and Factories : TAKE ACTION!
Animals  (tags: ag-gag, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, killing, habitat, crime, cruelty, animals, sadness, investigation, ethics, death, abused, suffering, protection )

- 1475 days ago -
Thanks to the efforts of animal activists, we know now just how badly animals are suffering at many farms. By capturing the squalid conditions on camera, activists have effectively exposed the horrible living conditions many livestock endure in the US.
Protect Your Right to Know About Factory Farm Abuses in Wyoming! TAKE ACTION!!!(( WYOMING VS Ag -GAG)) Wyoming Only
Animals  (tags: Wyoming, Ag-gag, animalrights, abused, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals, sadness, killed, investigation, humans, killing, suffering, rescued, habitat, environment, death, cruelty, society, law, protection, ethics, slaughter, pets, crim )

- 1494 days ago -
Don't let Wyoming legislators make it a crime to expose the horrors of factory farming! Please sign the letter below asking WY state legislators to oppose HB 0126 introduced House Bill 0126, an ag-gag bill aimed at preventing journalists, activists
Ag-Gag Measures Aim to Keep Us in the Dark About Factory Farming : TAKE ACTION!!
Animals  (tags: Ag-Gag, American public to confront animal cruel, suffering, protection, humans, ethics, cruelty, animaladvocates, animals, AnimalWelfare, law, rescued, sadness, environment, slaughter, society, wildlife, killed, killing, abused, abuse, wildanimals, habi )

- 1495 days ago -
Dangerous bills in seven states would criminalize whistleblowing on factory farms, chilling the ability of the American public to confront animal cruelty, unsafe working conditions, and environmental problems. See if your state has such a bill pending.

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