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07.08.13 Bucky Turco

According to NBC News–a historic American news institution since 1940–there has been a steady increase in the amount of chickens being dropped off at animal sanctuaries all across the United States. Their headline screams: “Backyard chickens dumped at shelters when hipsters can’t cope, critics say.” Except critics never said “hipster” — only NBC News reporter […]

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03.23.11 Marina Galperina

Florida’s bill aimed at making farm photography illegal and discouraging animal abuse investigators passed, but with some amendments. It’s a misdemeanor now and you have to actually be trespassing on private farmland premises. So, farmhouse snappers are safe, as long as the stay on public roads, but anyone already trespassing with a camera and a […]

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03.09.11 Marina Galperina

Republican Florida Senator Jim Norman recently introduced a bill to make shooting photographs, videos and all other “pictorial records” of farms without owner’s permission a first degree felony. The bill is less likely aimed at thwarting your pastoral photography jaunts through the American Farmland and more set at preventing those pesky animal rights people from […]

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