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Industry News & Trends / North America
on January 10, 2019

Iowa ag-gag law ruled unconstitutional

Federal judge says law violates people’s First Amendment rights

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa has struck down Iowa’s “ag-gag” law, calling it unconstitutional.

The law, which had been in place since 2012, made it unlawful for a person to obtain access to an agricultural production facility by false pretenses. It also made it…

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