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Utah’s ag gag law overturned by court

Ruling represents second state to overturn law protecting against unauthorized recording on farms.

The U.S. District Court of Utah declared Utah’s so-called "ag gag" statute unconstitutional in a ruling issued July 7. This is the second time a state ag gag statute has been struck down for being unconstitutional, following a landmark decision in August 2015 in which the U.S. District Court of Idaho ruled that Idaho’s law violated the First and 14th amendments.

In 2012, the Utah legislature adopted Utah’s Agricultural Operation Interference Act, which would enhance

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