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  • State's battle over chickens has just begun

    06/20/2009 1:24:51 PM PDT · by SmithL · 26 replies · 817+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 6/20/9 | Jim Downing
    After a bruising campaign last fall, Californians voted by a 27-point margin in favor of what was billed as an effective ban on cages for egg-laying hens. The Humane Society of the United States, which sponsored the measure, may have won that battle. But the war over Proposition 2, it seems, is just getting started. The egg industry says the proposition might allow it to use cages, and wants an interpretation from the state to support that idea. The Humane Society isn't budging. It says voters meant to enact a ban on cages, and that's what they should get. Meanwhile,...
  • Grandma is an outlaw: Henry Lamb covers story of Wisconsinite fighting livestock registration

    07/22/2006 12:43:03 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 26 replies · 811+ views ^ | Saturday, July 22, 2006 | Henry Lamb
    She didn't kill anyone. She didn't rob a bank. In fact, she didn't commit any illegal act. It's what she didn't do that made her an outlaw. We'll call her "Sally" – so the jackboots can't track her down. Sally got up on the morning of Jan. 2 and went about her daily chores – fixing breakfast, feeding the animals and cleaning the house. Aside from the cold, and the new year, everything was pretty much as it had been everyday for many years. But today, Sally became an outlaw without even knowing it. Way back in 2003, the Wisconsin...