Last night, the Senate approved an agreement to allow a finite number of amendments to the farm bill, and all measures related to animal welfare were excluded from consideration.
The Senate will likely conclude its consideration of the Farm Bill next week, and the House is likely to take up its Farm Bill within the next couple weeks, with a number of important animal welfare issues hanging in the... 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
Last night, during consideration of the 2012 farm bill, the House Agriculture Committee approved an amendment that is intended to overturn every voter-approved animal welfare ballot measure relating to agriculture–Prop 2 in Californ... Read Post