California vote pits food prices against animal welfare

If fundraising is a predictor of electoral success, supporters of “cage-free” Proposition 12, which would specify how many square feet of space California farmers must provide for egg-laying chickens, sows and veal calves, will stroll to victory in a statewide referendum on November 6. The leading opponent uses the unusual argument that Prop 12 “harms… » Read More

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