Idaho Pervert/Legislators like to Get It On with Farm Animals
Recent undercover videos taken at an Idaho farm have revealed some shocking abuses, including — but not limited to — a worker fondling a cow's vagina. Again, we're talking about Idaho. Now, let's take a little quiz. Idaho's legislators have responded to this outrage by cracking down on:
A) Mistreatment of farm animals;
B) People who photograph the mistreatment of farm animals.
Right you are; B) is the correct answer.
Utah and Iowa already have these “Ag Gag” laws in place, whereby animal cruelty is perfectly OK but videotaping or reporting it is illegal. And now Idaho is about to jump on the bandwagon. Idaho's Ag Gag law was introduced by state Senator Jim Patrick (R—Cows Are Even Better Than Sheep). He said:
Next, we'll provide equal time for those whose IQs are HIGHER than their shoe sizes. Nathan Runkle, executive director of Mercy For Animals, said:
“This legislation is a desperate attempt to sweep evidence of animal cruelty and sexual abuse under the rug.”
He also described the legislation as “pathetic.” That's putting it kindly.
A resident of Boise agreed, saying:
“People who are whistle-blowers are terrified. They lose their jobs. They lose their careers. This bill drives another nail in their hearts.”