Meyer was allowed to leave. She later found out she was being prosecuted under the state’s new “ag-gag” law.
This is the first prosecution in the country under one of these laws, which are designed to silence undercover investigators who expose animal welfare abuses on factory farms. The legislation is a direct response to a series of shocking investigations by groups like the Humane Society, Mercy for Animals, and Compassion Over Killing that have led to plant closures, public outrage, and criminal charges against workers.
It’s the corporations who own the Government… The same people behind ensuring that everyone has a gun are the same people doing this… talk about social engineering…
- Undercover Activist Details Secret Filming of Animal Abuse & Why “Ag-Gag” Laws May Force Him to Stop (bandannie.com)
- 6 states that might criminalize taping animal cruelty (salon.com)
- ‘Ag-gag’ laws to impact beyond US (bbc.co.uk)
- Bills seeking to end slaughterhouse videos (mariahjazmin.wordpress.com)
- ALEC protecting animal abuse (sunsetdaily.wordpress.com)