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    Inside Story Americas - Legalising animal abuse?

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    New laws being enacted in several american states are threatening animal rights activists' ability to uncover cases of appalling treatment of livestock. In many instances, undercover videos have led to the prosecution and conviction of animal abusers. But now, in other states, its the whistleblowers themselves who could now be pursued under legislation being proposed that would make it illegal to covertly videotape conditions at farms, or to work undercover.