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Christie jabs NJ lawmakers on useless bills: Some 'just want to make a statement'

MOORESTOWN — Amid talk of pensions and benefits and a new $33.8 budget, Gov. Chris Christie was forced — once again — to explain why he… 258 more words

Chris Christie

California Bans Confinement Crates for Hens and Other Animals

Paws Up!
To California legislators for passing a statewide ban on confinement crates.

As of January 1, 2015, California has banned the use of confinement crates for egg-laying hens and other farm animals under Proposition 2. 183 more words

Paws Up/Paws Down

What pigs we are!

Oh, no! What pigs we are to treat beautiful, smart, and social animals in this way.

Please consider doing whatever you can — whether it be banning pork from your diet, going vegetarian, protesting the inhumane treatment of domestic animals intended for our plates, or donating to… 109 more words

Animals (wildlife, Pets, Stock, Interspecies)

The King Amendment

Today, I want to briefly talk about the King amendment. The King amendment, as stated by Missouri Farm Bureau Director of National Affairs Garrett Hawkins, is “an effort to ensure states do not impose arbitrary bans on agricultural products grown or raised in other states based on production methods”. 458 more words

Agriculture

Agribiz Abuse Industries Exposed by Forbes

A Forbes article exposing the inherently cruel and violent existence of pigs used and killed by the pork industry caught my attention today.

No matter how you slice it, pork is nasty business.

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Undercover Investigations

Ag Misconceptions 2-Farrowing Crates

The second agricultural misconception I want to talk to you guys is about farrowing crates. Farrowing crates have been and still are a hot topic with many animal rights groups. 345 more words

Agriculture

Mercy for Animals: "Down and Dirty Walmart Pleads Guilty to Violating the Clean Water Act!"

Down and Dirty Walmart Pleads Guilty to Violating the Clean Water Act

By Ari Solomon

Walmart is back in the news and once again it’s not pretty. 231 more words