Terrorism Legislation

The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act and the Criminalization of Dissent

In post-9/11 America, the power of “terrorism” rhetoric, combined with corporate efforts to manufacture and manipulate government repression, has created a unique and incredibly powerful culture of fear.

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Great News in the Lawsuit Against Idaho’s #AgGag Law

A lawsuit challenging Idaho’s ag-gag law as unconstitutional is moving forward, with a supportive ruling by a U.S. federal judge.

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Tasmania’s “Protection From Protesters” Bill Is As Bad As It Sounds

It could soon become illegal to protest logging, fracking, or any issue in Tasmania if it may “impede or obstruct the carrying out of business activities.”

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National Geographic: Drones Will Change the Way You Eat

“One journalist is using drone photography to expose conditions at factory farms in hopes of changing the way we think about food,” says National Geographic.

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Ag Industry Compares My Kickstarter to the “Death Star”

My Kickstarter campaign to purchase drones and investigate factory farms is still going (just hours left!), but the agriculture industry has already taken notice.

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CNN: Exposing Animal Cruelty Is Not a Crime

Will Potter argues that “ag-gag” laws are unconstitutional because they threaten journalists who expose factory farms.

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How to Expose America’s Most Secretive Industry

Salon covers Will Potter’s Kickstarter project to use drones to investigate factory farms.

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This Journalist is Launching Drones to Expose Factory Farm Abuse (Video)

Abby Martin speaks with Will Potter about ag-gag laws, and his new Kickstarter project to use drones for aerial investigations.

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New TED Talk: “The shocking move to criminalize nonviolent protest”

Will Potter’s TED talk is live, and on the TED.com homepage!

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Australia’s #AgGag Laws Backed To Hide Animal Cruelty

“By eliminating that release to the media, it prevents the public and consumers from knowing what’s happening, which is the point of these ‘ag-gag’ laws,” Potter explained.

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