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Misleading poor, dumb constituents

What’s a politician to do? Tell the truth and risk alienating your industrial agriculture benefactors (Farm Bureau, Iowa Pork Producers, Iowa Corn Growers, etc) or tell half truths and hope your poor, dumb constituents are too stupid to know the difference. 50 more words

Environment

Created Equal....

http://blog.humanesociety.org/wayne/2015/03/evangelical-leader-barrett-duke-interview.html#comment-784

You mentioned you believe that humans are more important than animals and then later said “We can’t function in this world without our animal co-inhabitants”. 79 more words

Spirituality

CAFOs Workers Suffer From PTSD

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/environment/the-human-victims-of-factory-farming/

What was not addressed in this article is the psychological effect to the factory worker.  Can you imagine taking part daily in the pain and suffering of any being and it not having an effect on how you view life and the world?  110 more words

Vegan

Buying a Pig in a Poke

Just as sure as winter comes to the forty-ninth parallel, North Dakota’s law which prohibits farming by corporate entities comes under attack by the state legislature. 977 more words

From The Cavalier County Republican

CAFO bill #3 up tomorrow - losing local control

CAFO bill #3 is up

House Local Government will vote on HB 1201 Thursday, February 19, at 10amCT in room 414

Great news – two out of three bad CAFO bills have been killed by the legislature. 182 more words

Legislative Update

#DroneOnTheFarm ... criminalizing journalism

This Journalist is Launching Drones to Expose Factory Farm Abuse | Interview with Will Potter

CAFOs, family farms, and our unique way of life

The South Dakota Legislature has introduced three bills designed to chill citizens participation in local zoning decisions, make it easier for Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) to get approval from County Boards of Adjustment, and remove the Family Farm Act restrictions to corporate ownership of hog operations. 748 more words

Legislative Update