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News :: Education : Environment
Hideous Kicking Of Cows In The Face At Idaho Dairy Which Supplies Burger King
28 Aug 2014
The torture of cows at Bettencourt Dairies is temporarily protected by Ag Gag laws while the
ACLU of Idaho, PETA, consumer groups, the Animal Legal Defense Fund and others sue
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kicking cows in face, pulling them behind trucks
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torture protected by AETA and Ag Gag Laws
Hideous Kicking Of Cows In The Face At Idaho Dairy Which Supplies Burger King /

Now in Idaho a courageous journalist such as Upton Sinclair, author of The Jungle, could go to jail, says Will Potter, for filming the cows being kicked in the face at an Idaho dairy, but animal torture farm hands virtually never go to jail. Senators Coburn and Inhofe of Okahoma as well as 2 Georgia senators introduced the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, helped into law by the FBI. It criminalizes the exposure of animal torture, while protecting the torturers. Because of the national law,, several states have passed ag gag bills criminalizing the freedom of the press in regards to animals.

A law in Texas which outlawed defaming meat became news when Oprah Winfrey and Howard Lyman (http://www.madcowboy.com) were sued for criticizing animal flesh on the Oprah Show.

Twice the 5th Circuit Court in Texas upheld the right to expose the many toxins in animal cadavers.

Mercy for Animals filmed Bettencourt Dairies of Idaho, a major Burger King dairy supplier, and has a website of similar horrors in many states. http://mercyforanimals.org

Among other cruelties the video "shows workers at the dairy beating cows with a pink cane as the animals slipped and slid on the wet concrete floor; workers kicking and stomping cows that have fallen between the metal bars in the milking stalls; and a cow being dragged out of the barn by a chain around her neck as she lies on the concrete floor.." http://nydailynews.com

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/watch-animal-cruelty-filmed-ida

See the heinous video of cows being kicked in the face
http://www.mfablog.org/2014/08/idahos-dairy-industry-shamed-by-leaked-co

Potter on ag gag
http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/26/opinion/potter-ag-gag-laws-animals/

Coalition of animal rights, civil liberties and consumer groups fight Idaho's ag gag law
http://aldf.org/press-room/press-releases/coalition-of-civil-liberties-a/

PETA, ACLU join in fighting Idaho's ag gag law
http://www.idahostatesman.com/welcome_page/?shf=/2014/03/17/3085466_aclu

http://magicvalley.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/otter-s-attorneys-as

http://farmsanctuary.org


Footnote: BK is facing a boycott

Burger King faces threats of boycott if HQ moves to Canada for tax break

CBSTV Videos 2:58 mins

"The fast food giant is looking to take advantage of Canada's lower tax rate by merging with Tim Hortons. The planned move seemed popular with Wall Street, as shares of both companies soared nearly 20 percent Monday. Jan Crawford reports."

Mitt Romney gave 2 million in Burger King stock to the Mormon Church.

http://ldsveg.org
See also:
http://mercyforanimals.org
http://aldf.org

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Re: Hideous Kicking Of Cows In The Face At Idaho Dairy Which Supplies Burger King
28 Aug 2014
apologies that the 3rd picture is a duplicate
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