Monday, May 13, 2013

Governor Haslam Vetoes 'Ag Gag' Bill

Channel 5, May 13, 2013, NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Governor Bill Haslam has vetoed a bill that would require images documenting animal abuse to be turned over to law enforcement within 48 hours.
In a statement released Monday morning, he said his office has carefully considered the bill, but decided to veto it due to "a number of concerns." (read more)

My Comment: I am proud of Haslam for doing the right thing. This bill was clearly designed to make it more difficult to expose cruelty to animals. I hope the legislature sustains his veto. I will post how they voted.

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