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PETA’s free speech claim against Salisbury agency can proceed, judge rules

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals can proceed to trial on its claim that the Salisbury area transit agency violated PETA’s constitutional right to free speech by rejecting its request to post “Close the slaughterhouses” signs on public buses ...

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Salisbury agency violated free speech by declining PETA’s ads, group alleges

The animal rights group PETA argues the Salisbury area transit agency violated its constitutional right to free speech by rejecting its request to post “Close the slaughterhouses” signs on public buses.

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4th Circuit revives Baltimore circus protester’s First Amendment claim

A federal appeals court has revived the free-speech claim of a man who was arrested near Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore while protesting the treatment of circus animals when the three-ring event was in town. In its published 3-0 decision, ...

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Perdue animal welfare report draws mixed reactions from activists

Salisbury-based chicken-processing company Perdue Foods’ first report Monday detailing its progress on animal welfare commitments announced last year is receiving mixed reactions from animal rights activists. The company has added windows to 200 chicken houses since the effort began and has increased ...

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