Prop 2 Passes in California

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California voters have taken a stand for decency and compassion and said that the systemic mistreatment of animals on factory farms cannot continue," said Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States, the primary back of the YES! All animals deserve humane treatment, including animals raised for food.” Proposition 2 has been passed in California. From the campaign website : (Nov.

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From Yesterday's New York Times

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Because the Agriculture Department enforces the Animal Welfare Act, this authorizing bill deals with a broad range of subjects regarding the humane treatment of animals. The Humane Society of the United States and other animal protection organizations support the farm bill because of these achievements for animals. Wayne Pacelle President and Chief Executive The Humane Society of the United States Washington, May 21, 2008