Prop 2 Passes in California

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Proposition 2 has been passed in California. As of 11 PM PST, Prop 2 was leading 62% to 38%. on Prop 2 campaign. Proposition 2 ends the practice of confining certain animals raised for food in crates and cages so small the animals can barely move. Prop 2 requires that factory farms provide enough space for animals to stand up, turn around and extend their limbs. Tags: proposition 2 From the campaign website : (Nov.

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Prop 2 Opponents Accused of Laundering Money

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on Prop 2 - Californians for Humane Farms - has uncovered an election scam and is charging the measure’s opponents with laundering money in violation of state campaign finance laws. on Prop 2 charges that the United Egg Producers (UEP), the No on 2 campaign, and its donors are concealing out-of-state contributions to the political campaign against Prop 2 , in clear violation of California campaign finance laws.

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Vote Yes on Prop 2

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Proposition 2 will end some of the more horrendous practices of factory farming in California

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Veterinary Association Did Not Support Prop 2

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The American Veterinary Medical Association did NOT support Proposition 2. Tags: proposition 2 california farm animal welfare avma Now they want to be involved in the rule-making. If you want to know why they opposed it, here's a link to their reasoning.

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Proposition 2 Poll

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I've been trying to find polling data on Proposition 2, but this is all I could find. on Prop 2 campaign reports a tidal wave of voter and donor support from Californians backing the effort to stop the cruel and inhumane treatment of animals on industrial factory farms. The results of a new statewide poll by KSFN-Fresno/SurveyUSA shows overwhelming support from voters, with Prop 2 commanding a 62-point lead: 72-10 (18 undecided).

Update on Proposition 2 in CA

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Again, thanks to Farmed Animal Net for this update on California's proposition 2. California’s Proposition 2 is not solely about the California egg business but is also about the egg industry’s national survival, warned Gene Gregory at the annual legislative meeting of United Egg Producers (UEP). Throughout UEP’s annual meeting speakers cautioned that Prop 2’s passage would be a major blow to the industry.

The Other Side of the Egg Debate

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This short article reports that Vancouver, BC is considering a measure similar to Prop 2 in California, but there are concerns amongst advocates of the poor. But with battery eggs costing about $2 a dozen and organic free-range eggs costing between $5 and $6 a dozen, the impact of the proposed change goes beyond poultry. Tags: proposition 2 eggs factory farm food chickens I am a firm supporter of reforming factory egg farming.

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