Humane Society Pressures for Veto of Animal Abuse Bill - Articles

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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Apr 24, 2013

The Humane Society of the United States is pressuring Gov. Bill Haslam to veto legislation that would require people catching animal abuse on camera to hand over those images to law enforcement within 48 hours, the Nashville City paper reports. The Tennessee Coalition for Open Government and the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters are also opposed to the bill, arguing that it has implications for journalists and penalizes whistleblowers.