PETA Takes On Utah's 'Ag-Gag' Law

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Posted July 23, 2013 by Whitney Calk

PETA—along with the Animal Legal Defense Fund, investigative journalists, a political journalist, a university history professor, and animal rights advocate Amy Meyer, who was recently arrested for filming a downed cow at a Utah slaughterhouse—has filed a groundbreaking lawsuit challenging that state’s “ag-gag” law.

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Utah’s law keeps cruelty to animals a secret, which is a blatant violation of free speech and freedom of the press.

Since PETA was founded more than 30 years ago, we’ve been uncovering illegal and horrific cruelty inside factory farms and slaughterhouses, including a recent investigation into Mississippi-based Southern Quality Meats, Inc., where workers were filmed jabbing pigs with electric prongs normally used to stun them prior to slitting their throats.

What You Can Do
The U.S. Constitution guarantees every citizen the right to speak out against abuse, even when committed by those in positions of power and privilege—and animals need us to exercise that right.

When animals are in danger, NEVER BE SILENT.

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    1234 days ago

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    Just mind-blowing how cruel people can be.
    Thanks PETA and ALDF for working so hard and relentlessly against this!
    And for showing us how we can help! 🙂

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