Effort in US to Ban Undercover Animal Cruelty Videos

RIA Novosti
Wednesday 20th March, 2013

WASHINGTON, March 20 (By Sasha Horne for RIA Novosti) – Stemming from a growing number of undercover investigations where animal rights advocates infiltrated slaughterhouses to secretly document animal abuse, politicians in several states across the US are working to ban undercover video in factory farms, a move that is receiving tremendous pushback. “Our investigations have resulted in meat recalls, animal cruelty convictions, and changes to federal regulations,” said Paul Shapiro, spokesman for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). “The meat industry’s response hasn’t…

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