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4:29 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

PETA Accuses Top Trainer of Abuses at Churchill Downs, Saratoga Springs

Credit PETA

One of the most successful trainers in horse racing history is being accused of mistreating horses.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, filed the complaints after its undercover staff captured video of what its describing as  unethical and cruel practices being administered to horses at Churchill Downs and Saratoga Springs in New York.

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Local News
3:35 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Proposal to Outlaw Covert Videotaping at Farms, Factories Clears Indiana House Panel

Taking videos and photos at Indiana farms and factories without permission would be a crime under a proposal endorsed by a state House committee.

Bill sponsor Rep. Bill Friend says the Senate-passed measure is aimed at stopping overzealous activists from defaming farms and businesses with misleading covert videos or photos.

Opponents have raised concerns that it would prevent exposure of misconduct such as the mistreatment of workers or animal cruelty.

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