Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Idaho’s Ag-gag Law

Posted Leah Douglas Leah Douglas, Newsletter

Photo from Wikipedia. On January 4, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Idaho’s “ag-gag” law, finding it an unconstitutional violation of free speech. The decision marks the first time a federal appeals court has ruled against an ag-gag law. Opponents of the law, which had been in effect since 2014, hope that the […]

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Food & Power Newsletter: The Battle for Nebraska: Communities Take On Industrial Chicken and Pork

Posted Chris Wager Chicken, Leah Douglas, Newsletter, Pork

“We need a moratorium here in Iowa. We’ve got too many factory farms.” That’s Adam Mason, state policy director with Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. He’s not alone in his desire for dramatic action to be taken against the proliferation of factory farming in his state. Communities across the country are standing up against corporate, […]

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