February 5, 2015 – A bill introduced early in the legislative session seeks to hold a person liable for voicing concerns about the safety of food from animals raised on factory farms. The language in this bill is similar to an existing law in Texas that resulted in Oprah Winfre
Sadly, the Right to Farm Amendment to our state constitution passed at the ballot box on Tuesday. Originally, political pundits predicted that the initiative would pass by an overwhelming majority, instead it squeaked by with such a small margin that there will, in all probability, b
October 10, 2014 – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by 6 states, including Missouri, which sought to overturn California rules requiring more space for egg-laying hens. CLICK HERE to read more.
Missouri’s Right to Farm Constitutional Amendment survives recount as reported by the Secretary of State’s office. CLICK HERE to read more.View the county-by-county results of the recount as they come in. The Secretary of State has set up a special webpage for this recou
Information about the Right-to-Farm initiative that will appear on the August 5 ballot as Amendment 1. The Alliance is asking you to Vote “NO”. Read below to find out why.CLICK HERE to view the Fox 2 interview with Alliance Executive Director, Bob Baker, on July 29, 2014
June 30, 2014 – Mislabeled as “Right to Farm”, this proposed constitutional amendment is not about the right to farm; such a right currently exists. Rather, this legislation, in its original form, was intended to repeal the Canine Cruelty Prevention Act, which subst
Posted March 6, 2014 – Hens in California are living the good life. Many can now lay their eggs in oversize enclosures roomy enough to stand up, lie down — even extend their wings fully without touching another bird. READ MORE>>
Posted July 9, 2013 – While the St. Louis Post-Dispatch opines on the environmental dangers from a proposed giant hog farm in Arkansas where such operations have little regulations, this should serve as a wake-up call for us here in Missouri. READ MORE>>
July 3, 2013 – While USDA considers approving a horse slaughter plant for Missouri, the Kansas City Star and the federal Office of Inspector General reports that USDA can’t sufficiently regulate slaughter plants for cows and pigs. READ MORE>>
Updated April 11, 2013 – Find out how your Missouri state legislators voted on pending animal welfare legislation. The Missouri Senate voted on an amendment to HJR 11 “to reject the attempt to deny ballot initiatives on animal welfare issues”. The amendment passed.