Letter: CCR Opposes Controversial "Ag-gag" Bill -- Law Would Threaten Free Speech, Make Animal Cruelty Investigations Impossible

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May 10, 2013 -- Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights joined the mounting opposition to so-called "ag-gag" legislation--state laws that would criminalize undercover investigations into factory farms and slaughterhouses.  In a letter to North Carolina Senators Goolsby, Newton, and Brunstetter, CCR noted that the proposed bill threatens a wide array of public interests, including animal welfare, civil liberties, workers' rights, and the environment. 

 

Read the full letter here.