State Legislation

Indiana: OPPOSE AG-GAG Bills That Would Criminalize Exposing Animal Cruelty

Name: Interference with Agricultural Operations
Number: SB 101

Legislators in Indiana propose to make entering onto property engaged in agricultural operations with the intent to cause property damage a class 5 or 6 felony offense depending on the loss suffered. This bill would dramatically decrease the threshold to trigger a felony trespass to agricultural operations from a minimum of $250,000 down to just $750. This bill does specify that this felony trespass provision applies only when there is property damage, and not “pecuniary loss” as originally introduced.

Call to action:

    1. Please contact your state Senator and ask him/her to OPPOSE passing legislation that would criminalize the efforts of individuals to expose animal abuse and cruelty at agricultural facilities.
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