Eric McDavid Released from Prison, Feds Withheld Evidence

Environmental activist Eric McDavid has been released from prison after nine years following a court settlement where the government acknowledged withholding evidence during trial.

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Why Is The FBI Harassing Tar Sands Protesters In Washington and Oregon?

In August 2014, two activists with the environmentalist group Rising Tide spent a week riding the backwoods highways of Idaho monitoring a megaload—a big rig hauling equipment for processing tar-sands oil that’s wide enough to take up two lanes of road, too high to fit under a freeway overpass, can be longer than a football […]

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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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The Role of Journalists in Protecting Animals: Interview with Will Potter

The Animal Legal Defense Fund interviews Will Potter about the importance of journalists and whistleblowers exposing animal abuse.

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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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Speaking events in Mexico, Washington DC, Albany, and Vassar

I’ve got a few speaking events coming up in the next couple weeks. Hope to see ya’ll there!

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BREAKING: 4 People Prosecuted Under #AgGag Law for Photographing Factory Farm From the Road

After photographing Circle Four Farms in Utah from the public street, four people are being prosecuted under the state’s ag-gag law.

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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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