We can't do much on a borrowed laptop so we're just going to post a link to Dolittler's article on the Supreme Court, First Amendment and animal cruelty videos.
Cruel intentions: On the legality of animal cruelty in pictures
"The Supreme Court has agreed to take on a case pertaining to the First Amendment as it applies to animals. And that’s a good thing. When the highest court in the land is willing to review a legal matter that affects animals directly, it speaks to the growing concern for their welfare in all sectors of society.
"At issue is that, according to court watchers, the Supreme Court is likely to rule against animal defenders in this test of our stewardship mettle. But is that necessarily a bad thing?
"Hmmmm....how shall I equivocate?
"Tomorrow (October 6th) the Supreme Court will hear a case that questions the constitutionality of a 1999 law enacted to ban trafficking in 'depictions of animal cruelty.'”
You can read the rest of the article here.
Cruel humans always seem to find a way around any law passed to help protect animals. And that is all we have to say on this painful subject.