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January 23, 2020 - Animal Legal Defense Fund

Court Rules Kansas Ag-Gag Law Unconstitutional

Court Rules Kansas Ag-Gag Law Unconstitutional
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Animal Legal Defense Fund-led coalition wins major victory for animal protection, food and worker safety, and the First Amendment.

Today the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas struck down nearly all of Kansas’s “Ag-Gag” law for violating the First Amendment. The law, which gagged free speech by banning undercover investigations at factory farms and slaughterhouses, has deterred undercover investigations at animal facilities, including factory farms, for nearly three decades.

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