Category Archives: E11: Rebuttal Exercise

E11: Rebuttal Exercise–mom

Antagonistic 1 “Ag-Gag bills also keep employees and others from blowing the whistle on environmental violations. Huge amounts of waste are generated by the billions of cows, pigs and chickens on factory farms. Much of that waste, full of antibiotics, … Continue reading

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E11: Rebuttal Exercise by Ohearnj8

Supportive of Ag-Gag Laws. Article 2: “In the medicine and finance industries for example, whistleblowing isn’t considered a crime. Yet whistleblowing and undercover investigations in agriculture have had tremendously positive impacts on public welfare.” Rebuttal: The authors fails to explain … Continue reading

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E11: Rebuttal Exercise-peachesxo

Supportive of Ag-gag laws Article 2- http://www.hcn.org/blogs/goat/conservationists-join-animal-rights-groups-to-challenge-idaho-ag-gag-law “The dairy farmer who fell victim to the activist group is well-known for his unquestioned compassion for his animals,” VanderHulst added. If this dairy farmer really “loved” is animals, they wouldn’t be abused. He … Continue reading

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Rebuttal – dt2018

Antagonistic 1 Argument: In other words, these laws turn journalists and the investigators of crimes into criminals. Rebuttal: This was written based off emotions and not facts. Ag gag laws were created to protect the privacy of farms and their animals … Continue reading

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Rebuttal Rewrite — crossanlogan

Animal and Ecological Terrorism in America The author of this article is obviously and unabashedly stacking the deck here; while she talks at length about some of the tactics used by “special interest extremists,” she completely disregards the egregious acts … Continue reading

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Rebuttal Exercise – jcirrs

Antagonistic 3: Strikes Down Ag-Gag Law “Idaho’s so-called “ag-gag” law, which outlawed undercover investigations of farming operations, is no more. A judge in the federal District Court for Idaho decided Monday that it was unconstitutional, citing First Amendment protections for free … Continue reading

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Rebuttal Exercise – Marinebio18

Antagonistic 2- According to Last Chance for Animals: What is Ag-Gag? , “Ag Gag legislation criminalizes employees who attempt to document unsanitary and hazardous working conditions, and any illegal or unethical conduct by other employees or supervisors.” Rebuttal: The law makes … Continue reading

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