Posted: Apr 24, 2013
Carrie voiced her opinion of the bill, which its critics say could allow animal abuse to go unnoticed, by tweeting directly to the state’s governor late last week.
“If Gov. Bill Haslam signs this, he needs to expect me at his front door. Who’s with me?” she posted.
The bill’s sponsor, Rep. Andy Holt, fired back in an interview with a local Nashville station.
“I would say that if Carrie Underwood will stick to singing, I’ll stick to lawmaking,” he says.
Obviously blown away by his response, Carrie kept the back-and-forth going with this tweet: “I should stick to singing? Wow…sorry, I’m just a tax paying citizen concerned for the safety of my family.”
So far Tennessee’s governor has not announced whether he will or will not veto the controversial bill, which prohibits undercover videotaping of factory farms.
For more information on the “Ag-Gag” bill, click here.