• Utah Will Not Appeal Decision Holding Ag-Gag Law Unconstitutional

    12 days ago - By Animal Legal Defense Fund

    The Animal Legal Defense Fund and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are pleased to announce that their successful lawsuit against Utah's Ag-Gag law, which criminalized undercover investigations at factory farms and slaughterhouses, will not be appealed. The U.S. District Court of Utah declared the state's Ag-Gag statute unconstitutional in July, holding that it violated the free speech rights of undercover investigators and journalists. On Sept. 6, 2017, Utah's attorneys filed court documents stating they will not appeal that decision.
    “Utah's decision not to appeal its loss is a...
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