Green Is The New Red
The proposed “Preventing Economic Terrorism Act” marks a radical expansion of legislation that was once used to criminalize environmentalists as “eco-terrorists,”
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.”
SB 648 is the evolution of “ag-gag” bills that criminalize whistleblowers who expose corporate abuse.
Environmentalists are reviving tactics like tree-sitting. They’ve been so effective that now Oregon lawmakers want to label them “terrorists.”
Victory! Gov. Bill Haslam vetoes Tennessee’s ag-gag bill. But others remain.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has been inundated with calls and emails for him to veto “ag-gag” legislation that aims to silence whistleblowers who expose abuses on factory farms.
This is a must-read series on ag-gag laws by Susie Cagle, who illustrates and documents the rise of this legislation for Grist.
If the California ag industry wants to stop animal cruelty, why does AB 343, the “ag-gag” bill, exempt the industry itself?
Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny of Citizen Radio interview Will Potter about “ag-gag” bills, and ag industry lies.
Democracy Now with Amy Goodman devoted its entire program to “ag-gag” bills that criminalize undercover investigators and whistleblowers, including a debate between Will Potter and an industry representative.
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