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Ag-Gag Lawsuit Challenges Corporate Attempts to Criminalize Free Speech and Journalism

22 Jul

by Will Potter / Greenisthenewred.com

chickenThe first lawsuit against ag-gag laws will be filed in Utah today, arguing that it is unconstitutional to criminalize investigative journalists and animal welfare advocates who expose cruelty at factory farms and slaughterhouses.

The lawsuit brings together activists, academics, and journalists who are directly targeted by the law: the Animal Legal Defense Fund, PETA, Professor James McWilliams, Daniel Hauff, CounterPunchand myself.

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