Fighting Canada’s Dangerous “Ag Gag” Laws

Animal Justice is working to stop the spread of dangerous “ag gag” laws in Canada. Ag gag laws seek to silence, or “gag”, whistleblowers, undercover journalists, and animal advocates, punishing them for exposing cruelty on farms.  Ag gag laws cover up animal cruelty by making it illegal for an undercover investigator to get a job... Read more » Animal Justice
Read more about Fighting Canada’s Dangerous “Ag Gag” Laws
  • 0

Bill 156 Prohibition on Stopping or Interfering with Animal Transport Trucks Comes Into Effect

Today, sections of the controversial Bill 156 come into force, making it an offence to stop or interfere with trucks carrying farmed animals to slaughterhouses. Bill 156, the Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, is a troubling new “ag gag” law aimed at concealing cruelty in animal agriculture. It will restrict the ability... Read more » Animal Justice
Read more about Bill 156 Prohibition on Stopping or Interfering with Animal Transport Trucks Comes Into Effect
  • 0

Ontario Passes “Ag Gag” Law to Cover Up Animal Abuse on Farms

TORONTO – National animal law organization Animal Justice is denouncing a law passed in Ontario today that will further conceal animal cruelty at farms and slaughterhouses, and interfere with lawful protests. Bill 156, the Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, is what is commonly known as “ag gag” legislation that restricts people’s ability to expose animal cruelty on farms. The... Read more » Animal Justice
Read more about Ontario Passes “Ag Gag” Law to Cover Up Animal Abuse on Farms
  • 0