Maine governor takes on filmers of animal cruelty

Augusta, Maine • A bill drawn up by Republican Gov. Paul LePage would make public the names of animal activists hired to film undercover footage of animal cruelty. An adviser to LePage said this week that the governor’s bill would prevent “unwarranted political attacks” by letting businesses know “if the person has a history of undercover filming operations.” “It is very easy for a person with a video camera to film things completely out of context and make a business or organization look bad in...

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