Kansas asks SCOTUS to uphold ‘ag-gag’ law


Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and Attorney General Derek Schmidt are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a state law that critics said criminalizes undercover investigations to expose substandard conditions at animal facilities.

Last August, the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals found that part of the so-called “ag-gag law,” which has been on the books since the 1990s, was unconstitutional because it violated the right to free speech.

The appeals court found unconstitutional parts of the law that were intended to keep . . .


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