April 2, 2018

Cadillac News, William P. McMullin, March 29, 2018- US Congressmen Steve King and James Sensenbrenner are trying to weaken animal protection and consumer safety laws in the United States. The Protect Interstate Commerce Act (H.R. 3599/H.R. 4879) and the No Regulation Without Representation Act (H.R. 2887), dubbed as the “States’ …

February 27, 2018

Des Moines Register, William Petroski, February 26, 2018- Iowa grocers participating in a supplemental food program would need to offer conventional eggs if they sell eggs from chickens housed in a cage-free, free-range or enriched colony cage environment under an Iowa House bill passed Monday night. House File 2408 was approved on an 81-17 vote, sending …

September 5, 2017

Tech Dirt, Glyn Moody, August 31, 2017- As multiple Techdirt stories attest, farmers do love their “ag-gag” laws, which effectively make it illegal for activists to expose animal abuse in agricultural establishments — although, strangely, farmers don’t phrase it quite like that. Big Ag — the giant seed and agricultural chemical companies such as Monsanto, …