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Washington Post, April 26, 2013 SO GUT-WRENCHING are the images — cows being shocked, turkeys being stomped, horses being burned with chemicals, piglets kicked like soccer balls — that the videos recorded by animal rights organizations at factory farms are almost impossible to watch. That, though, has helped...

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The Chattanoongan.com. Roy Exum. April 19, 2013 [caption id="attachment_18091" align="alignleft" width="160"] Roy Exum[/caption] It was with a heavy heart I learned on Thursday that the Tennessee Legislature has openly defied the First Amendment of the United States Constitution by threatening to charge representatives of news organizations and...

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The Chattanoongan.com | Roy Exum | April 15, 2013 [caption id="attachment_17441" align="alignleft" width="201"] Roy Exum, award-winning columnist[/caption] Tennessee's dreaded “AgGag” bill, which make those who covertly film or expose acts of animal abuse into criminals, was delayed in the Tennessee Legislature last week but if proponents have...

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The New York Times -RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. - April 6, 2013 [caption id="attachment_17693" align="alignleft" width="300"] Several states have placed restrictions on undercover investigations into cruelty. Photo HSUS[/caption] On one covert video, farm workers illegally burn the ankles of Tennessee walking horses with chemicals. Another captures workers in Wyoming punching and...

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Shelley Grainger   Canadian Horse Defence Coalition's Blog - April 2, 2013 Opinion Blog – A Response to No Government Response   Why is it when the Canadian government and horse agriculture (ie. slaughter) industry is called upon for answers, their silence is the only thing heard? When presented with...