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Federal Court Issues Preliminary Injunction of Iowa’s Ag Gag 2.0 Law

Today the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa issued a preliminary injunction, preventing enforcement of the so-called “Ag Gag 2.0” law while the lawsuit that seeks to permanently block it proceeds. The court also denied the state's attempt to have the lawsuit dismissed.

December 3, 2019