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At the very time when voters are more politically aware than in the last 40 years, both sides need to clean up their act if they want to keep their jobs. Witness these six Minnesota Republican State Representatives -- from Take Part:
Factory Farms: What You Need to Know About Minnesota's Anti-Whistleblower Bill
If a new Minnesota bill eventually becomes law, anyone caught going undercover to document animal abuses at a factory farm could be sentenced to 5 years in jail. Here's what you need to know about the bill.

It's a Conflict of Interest
The bill was introduced by six Republicans, including Representative Rod Hamilton, the "past president of the Minnesota Pork Producers, and a current member," according to Will Potter, author of Green Is the New Red.

The remaining five Republican supporters are Dean Urdahl, Paul Anderson, Tony Cornish, Greg Davids, and Bob Dettmer.
They seriously need to clean up their act. Whistleblowing is much needed and there are Federal laws on the books that protect it. The next election cycle will be interesting for these mokes...

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