Articles written by: Matt Zavortink

‘Ag-gag’ laws protect factory farms
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‘Ag-gag’ laws protect factory farms

Iowa recently became the first state in the U.S. to enact so-called “Ag-gag” legislation (‘Ag’ as in agricultural, ‘gag’ as in to censor). At first glance it’s difficult to figure out what these laws, which have recently been proposed in almost a dozen states, are actually supposed to do. The […]

Marriage equality should be for all
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Marriage equality should be for all

Earlier this week Washington state Governor Christine Gregoire signed a law that grants marriage rights to same sex couples. On the surface this does create greater equality among couples in Washington state, but I believe this law and similar efforts ignore many fundamental questions and problems with the link between […]