We should have more legislation on fly by night groups.
Both sides do it.
Keep Food Affordable
OK who IS keep food affordable? It seems most of these groups are made by a deposit...and paid for by lobbyists and politician....but NOT real citizens.
Yet they masquerade as citizens. Just look at the NAMES they use.
As for denham in this..I don't know.
I do know that it's all about protecting these sick people's franchise to rob people. BOTH SIDES.
"When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle."
It never ceases to amaze me to what lengths humans will go to feed their bellies. Our animals suffer so much for us to be able to reach that 2030 prediction of the American population being obese at 42%. We ought to try growing our own vegetables and fruits and reduce our weight instead of being so dependent on meat. The torture of animals for our comsumption is just wrong. Just sayin'
Who really wants eggs from a hen that cant stand lie down or extend it's limbs?
How dare a Conservative Republican step outside the Liberal mindsets stereotype of a Big Business at any cost mold? Who does he think he is? A real human being?
Require my animals to stand up, lie down and extend their limbs???
I'm a food producer dang it - not a human being!
I smell Humanewatch...
There's no reason we can't raise our food stock in humane conditions. The real cost to our food is in transportation and marketing, not at the production end of things. We can easily afford to treat all animals with care, and provide decent wages to all of the workers at the production end, with a nearly unnoticeable impact on cost at the store.
smorenoh i very much doubt that meat is the problem with obesity. i would say mc ds, chips, donuts and just a bunch of junk food that we choose to eat or load our carts up with because of convenience.
Sometimes I wonder how there can be 2 sides to this issue. Try sitting in a cage, unable to stretch your cramped legs & arms & unable to stand or stretch out your aching back--for your entire life. Subjecting any living, breathing, feeling being to such cruelty should not be up for discussion. It's a matter of doing the right thing. The real issue here is not "affordable" food. Eggs are already cheap and will stay that way. It would cost "producers" next to nothing to treat their livestock humanely.
It's proven that when you treat your livestock humanely you can vastly diminish the amounts of antibiotics and hormones routinely fed to try to keep them healthy in an unhealthy environment. That's a bigger savings for all of us in terms of money, health and healthcare.
I'm in agreement with smorenoh. The problem is when people face these issues (few will), they have to re-examine whether their principals are more important than their palettes, and lets face it, few people even have any sort of consciience when it comes to non-human animals. We kill sentient biengs, other mammals, for food and enslave chickens and cows in terribly inhumane conditions for dairy products. The least we can do is see to it they are treated humanely. I don't think saving a few bucks in the grocery store is worth the bad karma.
To me this IS NOT partisan. It's about common decency.
jcolumbia, most people don't know the hens can't move in their cages, and lets face it, they don't care either. Human beings think everything else on the planet is made just for their enjoyment.
I am fervently against cruelty to any animal,and this why it irks me when people say "people dont need to hunt for food",I hunt for food for more than a few reasons,and I know what has,and has not been pumped into the animals I eat
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