'Ag Gag' Bills Would Stop Undercover Animal Abuse Investigations

Iowa's governor is set to sign a bill that animal rights activists say could cripple their efforts to expose cruelty on factory farms, and that agricultural interests hope will serve as a template for new laws around the country to protect farmers from undercover cameras. Recent undercover investigations of animal abuse on factory farms, including an expose of an Iowa egg producer by "20/20," have relied on hidden camera video from activists who have taken jobs at the farms. The so-called "ag...Full Story
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