We are asking our supporters to call their U.S. Senators and to urge them to co-sponsor S. 3239 and support the Feinstein amendment to the farm bill, which would set up minimum space and enrichment standards for the care of the nation’s 280 million egg-laying hens.
Last night, National Public Radio aired a story about the unusual agreement between The HSUS and the United Egg Producers to support new legislation to improve the lives of laying hens. Yet the American Farm Bureau and the National ... Read Post
Two days ago, I wrote?with barely contained indignation?about members of the Senate declining to take up two key animal welfare amendments during floor consideration of the farm bill. One amendment, from Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Cal... Read Post
As the House and Senate agriculture committees are both scheduled to take up the Farm Bill next week, there is much at stake for animal welfare. The Senate draft of the bill includes a provision to crack down on people... Read Post