Tag: Ag gag

Freedom of speech is an integral part of protecting animals. Check out our feature on ag gag for an overview of the issue.

Legally Brief: A Step Toward Victory in Idaho Ag Gag Case

September 4, 2014
Tremendous news today in one of the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s most important lawsuits!

Court Rules in Favor of Public Interest Coalition, Denies Idaho’s Motion to Dismiss Ag Gag Lawsuit

September 4, 2014
Case moves forward to challenge state law that silences factory farm whistle-blowers.

Animal Groups in Court to Oppose Utah’s Motion to Dismiss Ag Gag Lawsuit

August 6, 2014
Groups challenge constitutionality of state law targeting factory farm whistle-blowers.

Heroes and Criminals: Reporting Animal Abuse in 2014

July 3, 2014
Two boys, ages 12 and 17, watched their neighbor from their second story window bludgeon a defenseless cocker spaniel with a pipe-like object.

Public Interest Coalition to Oppose Idaho’s Motion to Dimiss Ag Gag Lawsuit

June 24, 2014
Groups in court to challenge state law targeting factory farm whistle-blowers.

A United Front against Ag Gag

May 8, 2014
What issue holds the power to unite a coalition as broad ranging as animal protection organizations, labor unions, civil rights groups, national journalism syndicates, and environmental watchdogs?

Coalition Responds to Idaho’s Motion to Dimiss Ag Gag Lawsuit

May 5, 2014
AFL-CIO, public interest groups weigh in against state law targeting factory farm whistle-blowers.

The Atlantic Takes On Ag Gag

March 19, 2014
Ag gag laws are nothing more than an attempt by the meat and dairy industry to silence its critics, rather than address real problems.

Coalition of Civil Liberties, Animal, Consumer Groups Head to Court over Controversial Idaho “Ag Gag” Law

March 17, 2014
Constitutional challenge made to state’s attempt to silence factory farm whistle-blowers.

Legally Brief: Taking Out the Gag in Ag Gag Legislation

January 30, 2014
Huge news this week! Ag gag and the King Amendment are being taken down.

Advocates Stand Up for Animals in Landmark “Ag Gag” Lawsuit

December 10, 2013
Today, national nonprofits ALDF and PETA filed a response to the state of Utah’s motion to dismiss the landmark "ag gag" lawsuit filed earlier this summer in the U.S. District Court of Utah.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Historic “Ag Gag” Lawsuit

July 22, 2013
Landmark Lawsuit Targets Utah Animal Agriculture Law for Violating U.S. Constitution

Landmark “Ag Gag” Lawsuit Fights Threat to Freedom of Speech

July 21, 2013
In Salt Lake City, the Animal Legal Defense Fund and PETA are filing an historic lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of “ag gag” laws.

Video Auditing of Slaughterhouses—A Good Idea

June 5, 2013

Jedediah Purdy says “Open the Slaughterhouses.” Squeamish though I feel, I say bravo. Purdy knows slaughterhouses. In 1999 he went undercover, after Upton Sinclair, into an American slaughterhouse, the floor…

Don’t Let Iowa Agribusiness Dictate Your State’s Health and Safety Standards!

May 23, 2013

Please call your U.S. Senators right away and urge them to vote NO on the "Grassley CAFO Amendment" to the 2013 Farm Bill. Then call your U.S. Representative and demand…

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