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House File (H.F.) 1369 and Senate File (S.F.) 1118, which are now before the Minnesota state legislature, would subject whistleblowers to criminal prosecution for their efforts to expose cruelty to animals on factory farms, in laboratories, and in other facilities in which animals are abused. If passed, the bills would make it a crime to photograph or record video in these facilities without the owner’s consent—even if that evidence shows violations of the law. These bills would punish whistleblowers and could hurt vital undercover work that exposes routine—and often criminal—abuse of animals in the factory-farming and animal experimentation industries.

At Crestview Farm in Minnesota, the number one turkey-producing state in the nation, a PETA undercover investigation documented that a farm manager strangled young birds and haphazardly bludgeoned dozens of others with what he called his “killing stick.” Birds who did…

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