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Old MacDonald's Top Secret Factory Farm: The Impact of "Ag Gag" Laws on Private Property Interests, Animal Welfare, Public Health, and Free Speech
Thursday, June 28, 2012 6:30 pm-8:30 pm

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From The Jungle to the 2008 California slaughterhouse investigation leading to the largest beef recall in U.S. history, independent investigationsplay a vital role in exposing abuses in animal agriculture. Today 13 states have enacted or are considering legislation criminalizing unauthorized video and photography in animal-agriculture facilities. A panel will discuss the legal, ethical, and public health concerns surrounding these laws.

Moderators: STEVIE JONES, Member, Committee on Animal Law; CHRISTINE MOTT, Secretary, Committee on Animal Law

Speakers: HON. ERIC ADAMS, New York State Senator, 20th District; HON. TONY AVELLA, New York State Senator, 11th District; EDDIE GARZA, New York Campaign Coordinator, Mercy For Animals; MICKEY H. OSTERREICHER, General Counsel, National Press Photographers Association

Sponsored by:
Committee on Animal Law, Martha L. Golar, Chair

 

Event Location:   42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Aves.)