Terrorism Legislation

Why Is This One Congressman Trying to Block FOIA?

The United States is in dire need of an improved Freedom of Information Act. But there is one man trying to shut this bipartisan effort down.

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Hold factory farms to account, with drones

How should journalists respond to investigative methods and sources being criminalized? Send in the drones.

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#AgGag Victory in Australia!

Ag-gag legislation against photographing animal abuse has been defeated in South Australia, but more bills may be on the way.

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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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