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Lawsuit Challenging Iowa’s Ag-Gag Law Proceeds, State’s Motion to Dismiss Denied

February 27, 2018
Today the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Iowa denied Iowa’s motion to dismiss a pending lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s Ag-Gag law.

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Provisions of Idaho’s Ag-Gag Law in Precedent-Setting Victory for Animals, Workers, Free Speech

January 4, 2018
This victory for free speech comes in a lawsuit filed in 2014 by a coalition of public interest groups and journalists led by the Animal Legal Defense Fund.

Public Interest Coalition Challenges Constitutionality of Iowa’s Ag-Gag Law

October 10, 2017
Advocates for Animals, Workers, Free Speech and Food Safety Take on Agricultural Giants, Following Victories in Utah and Idaho.

Utah Will Not Appeal Decision Holding Ag-Gag Law Unconstitutional

September 7, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are pleased to announce that their successful lawsuit against Utah’s Ag-Gag law will not be appealed.

Utah Ag-Gag Law Declared Unconstitutional

July 7, 2017
Another First Amendment victory for animal groups fighting anti-whistleblower statutes.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Statement on Arkansas’ New Unconstitutional Ag-Gag Law

March 24, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is appalled by the passage of an Ag-Gag bill in Arkansas.

Stop a New Ag-Gag Bill – Contact the Arkansas Tourism Bureau

March 14, 2017
National Action: Tell the Arkansas tourism bureau you won't be visiting their state if the Ag-Gag law passes.

Arkansas Residents: Stop the Ag-Gag Bill

March 7, 2017
Arkansas Residents: Contact your state senators to stop a proposed new Ag-Gag bill.

Top Constitutional Law Scholar Supports the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Idaho Ag-Gag Lawsuit

February 7, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s campaign to defeat Ag-Gag laws is supported by constitutional law scholars at the top of their field.

LIVE with the Animal Legal Defense Fund: Ag-Gag

November 1, 2016
Our first Facebook LIVE event gave viewers the chance to have their questions answered live.

Coalition Defends District Court Victory Striking Down Unconstitutional Idaho Ag-Gag Law

June 20, 2016
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to hear arguments on Ag-Gag law.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund, PETA File for Summary Judgment in Utah ‘Ag-Gag’ Case

June 1, 2016
Animal rights groups stand up for the First Amendment and transparency and seek to repeat victory from Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ case.

Ag-Gag: Outlawing Voices Who Speak for the Voiceless

February 2, 2016
Agribusiness leaders want to hide the suffering of the animals they kill and of the workers who kill and butcher them.

Coalition Sues North Carolina over Constitutionality of ‘Anti-Sunshine’ Law

January 13, 2016
Law challenged on First Amendment, Equal Protection, Due Process Grounds.

Court Enjoins Enforcement of Unconstitutional Ag-Gag Law

November 12, 2015
Today Judge B. Lynn Winmill issued the final judgment declaring Idaho’s Ag-Gag law unconstitutional and enjoining the state from enforcing the law.

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