01 May 2013
Dangerous Anti-Whistleblower “Ag Gag” Bill Fails in Indiana
The Indiana legislature refused to pass S.B.373, a bill aimed at criminalizing whistleblowers who expose animal abuse, unsafe working conditions, environmental destruction and other illegal and unethical activities on industrial operations. The move earned praise from The Humane Society of the United States.
Author/Organization: Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
Where: United States of America
Topics: animal protection, legislation, welfare on the farm