United States Humane Society

Assemblymember Jim Patterson of Fresno (Photo credit: Jim Patterson via Facebook)

Calif. bill to thwart animal investigations killed

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After weeks of opposition from animal welfare advocates, labor groups and First Amendment experts, a California assembly member withdrew a bill that would limit undercover abuse investigations before it could advance past its first step.


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Bills seek end to farm animal abuse videos

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An undercover video that showed California cows struggling to stand as they were prodded to slaughter by forklifts led to the largest meat recall in U.S. history.