You Are What You Eat

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    Jan 31, 2012 3:17 PM GMT
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    This very sad & disturbing photo was taken at a US factory farm. These poor pigs are confined to cages that severely limit their movement so that they will fatten up quickly.
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    Jan 31, 2012 3:45 PM GMT
    http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2011/1246/BillText/Filed/HTML
    Florida Senate - 2011 SB 1246


    By Senator Norman



    12-01071A-11 20111246__
    1 A bill to be entitled
    2 An act relating to farms; prohibiting a person from
    3 entering onto a farm or photographing or video
    4 recording a farm without the owner’s written consent;
    5 providing a definition; providing penalties; providing
    6 an effective date.
    7
    8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
    9
    10 Section 1. (1) A person who enters onto a farm or other
    11 property where legitimate agriculture operations are being
    12 conducted without the written consent of the owner, or an
    13 authorized representative of the owner, commits a felony of the
    14 first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083,
    15 or s. 775.084, Florida Statutes.
    16 (2) A person who photographs, video records, or otherwise
    17 produces images or pictorial records, digital or otherwise, at
    18 or of a farm or other property where legitimate agriculture
    19 operations are being conducted without the written consent of
    20 the owner, or an authorized representative of the owner, commits
    21 a felony of the first degree, punishable as provided in s.
    22 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084, Florida Statutes.
    23 (3) As used in this section, the term “farm” includes any
    24 tract of land cultivated for the purpose of agricultural
    25 production, the raising and breeding of domestic animals, or the
    26 storage of a commodity.
    27 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2011.