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Jim Meade / Iowa City
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Should The Government Hide Your Farm Location?

One provision of a draft farm bill would prohibit USDA or EPA from releasing location information under the Freedom Of Information Act.  Supports say that environmental activits, including animal rights activists, could use that information to target farms.  In many cases, owners and families reside on the farm.

 

The activists claim it would keep people form knowing about animal conrfinement activities on water sheds, for example.

 

What do you think?  Should the government tell anyone who asks where your dairy or hog facility is?

 

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/farm-bill-hide-farm-locations-public-20820358