This is a well written post about how Big Aggra is trying to prevent animal rights activist from exposing the truth behind the egregious abuse happening behind the walls of factory farms – every – single – day. If every state enacts the Ag-gag laws, we animal rights activists will be considered “Terrorists!” Imagine?
Words have seductive power.
And there are very few things more seductive than the dirty talk of what historian and writer James McWilliams calls “agricultural pornography.” Words whispered in just the right way, “the idyllic image of farm animals roaming a verdant pasture”—an image promoted by every purveyor of meat products in the U.S.—”can make otherwise enlightened consumers melt, thereby forgetting the cold truth that an owned farm animal is an abused animal.”
”Cage-free” and “family farm”
does not mean hens are treated humanely. They may still have their beaks cut off in a practice called “debeaking,” because it cuts down on the amount of injuries when they fight each other. They may still be given antibiotics. When they are too old to lay eggs at a profitable rate, they are slaughtered for cheap meat.
The “platforms” at Black Eagle Farm—that advertises itself as a “traditional family farm” and “animal…
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