Today’s article: New right-to-farm laws protect Big Ag, not small farmers
“The new wave of state right-to-farm laws is meant to stop environmental regulation and animal rights activists and protect industrial-scale agriculture. Across the country, supporters of right-to-farm laws are demanding that there be no restrictions on fertilizer use or animal antibiotics — even when they are used solely for growth stimulation and create human health problems — and no limits on puppy mills or crowding and caging of farm animals. These laws threaten not only the environment but also the continuation of traditional and family farming.”
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And, in case you missed it, here’s an earlier post, also published on Al Jazeera: US embrace of Cuban refugees underscores hypocrisy on immigration (August 26, 2014)