‘A loud and clear message’: California passes historic farm animal protections

Animal rights – humane rights

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Law sets new space requirements for pigs, chickens and cows and also bans sale of caged eggs from 2022

It was a big night for California chickens, cows, and pigs as midterms voters overwhelmingly supported an initiative codifying the most progressive animal welfare protections in the world.

California Proposition 12, which passed with more than 61% of the vote, sets specific space requirements for confined animals raised for food.

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