States using laws to conceal the cruelty in animal agriculture from the public are losing in courts across the U.S.
Those who expose animal abuse face criminal prosecution in several states because of these laws.
A bill sitting on Governor McCrory’s desk would make it illegal to document or film animal abuse on factory farms.
The first law suit under the new ALEC backed Ag-Gag bill is underway in Utah, targeting a woman who filmed abuses at a near by slaughterhouse.
So-called ‘ag-gag’ bills that criminalize undercover filming on farms and at slaughterhouses to document criminal animal abuse are sweeping the country.