A battery cage egg farm with an escaped hen on the walkway between the tiers of battery cages at a factory farm, photographed on January 3, 2008. (Flickr / Farm Sanctuary)
03 Aug 2015

Federal Judge Strikes Down Idaho ‘Ag-Gag Law,’ Defends Undercover Investigations Of Food Industry

An Idaho law enacted to permit the state to jail anyone, who conducts undercover investigations and secretly records animal abuse, was rejected as unconstitutional by a federal judge. The decision marked the first time a federal court had struck down a state’s “ag-gag law.”