All of the following Ag Gag bills and laws apply to puppy mill investigations. Had there been an Ag Gag law in MN, CAPS would not have been able to gather the evidence necessary to convict Kathy Bauck, one of the largest and most notorious dog brokers/breeders in the country. Nor would the USDA have terminated her license because that termination was based on her animal cruelty conviction.

Publication/Event date: 2012-02-05
Publication name: Animal Visuals
URL for more info: http://www.animalvisuals.org/projects/data/investigations
Summary: Proposed "Ag Gag" laws threaten the only way that the public can find out how meat, dairy, and eggs are really produced, and reveal that agribusiness wants to hide their activities from the public.

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NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 2, 2012
SUBJECT: 3-Day Hog Hunt on Sarasota County Public Lands
CONTACT: Elise Matthes, President, Sarasota in Defense of Animals (SDA), telephone: 941-924-2505, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ;
website: www.sdasarasota.com

On Tuesday, June 5th, the Sarasota County Commissioners will vote on a plan whether to allow a 3-day hog hunt on publicly owned, environmentally sensitive lands on the Deer Creek Preserve & the Shewe Tract, approximately 9,000 acres.

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