Category: Farm Animals
|March 9, 2012||Posted by Laura Allen under Farm Animals|
Update March 20, 2012: Utah Governor Gary Herbert has signed the ag-gag bill into law. For more on this, read Animal Law Coalition’s reports below.
Update March 9, 2012: The Utah Ag-gag bill, H.B. 187, is now headed to Gov. Gary Herbert for his signature. Find contact info for the governor here. If you live in Utah, write (faxes or letters are best) or call now and urge him to veto this bill which tramples First Amendment freedoms and will enable farm animal abusers.
|March 3, 2012||Posted by Laura Allen under Farm Animals|
Update March 3, 2012: Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has now signed the Ag-gag bill, H.F. 589 into law. This despite a strong effort by animal welfare and civil liberties organizations and the general public to stop this assualt on the First Amendment. For more on this bill and what it means for the animals, read Animal Law Coalition’s report below. [Read more…]
|January 23, 2012||Posted by Laura Allen under Farm Animals|
|November 13, 2011||Posted by Laura Allen under Farm Animals|
With an astonishing chutzpah, Smithfield Foods, Inc., the largest producer of pork in the world, launched a campaign recently, basically boasting to its investors in a series of videos and press reports about its animal handling and environmental sustainability practices.