Open the barn doors

May 16, 2011 by Temple Grandin

Some undercover videos taken by various animal advocacy groups have shown some shocking abuses of animals that definitely need to be stopped. Passing laws which would make it a crime to take undercover videos is both shortsighted and stupid. Passing these laws is the same as telling the public that large animal agriculture has lots of bad things to hide....

Click here to read the full text of Temple Grandin's contribution to "Preventing Cruelty on the Farm," a "Room for Debate" discussion hosted by the New York Times. Acccessed May 16, 2011, at