Sunday, February 26, 2012

Utah House gets regressive

SALT LAKE CITY — State lawmakers took aim at what one representative calls “animal-rights terrorists” who shoot videos or photos on farmers’ property without permission to create propaganda to destroy the agriculture industry.

"This is not about animals. This is a group of people who want to put us out of business. Make no mistake about it," said Rep. Mike Noel, R-Kanab, a rancher and farmer.

Noel said ranchers are good people who care for their animals and "we certainly don't want some jack wagon coming in and taking pictures of them."

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