19 Jul '12, 2am

GOP Congressman Brags About Bill To Enable Animal Torture | Care2 Causes

GOP Congressman Brags About Bill To Enable Animal Torture | Care2 Causes

Representative Steve King (R-IA), who is the sponsor of an amendment to the House Farm Bill that is both astonishingly hypocritical and devastating to food safety laws that protect millions of Americans from illness , recently gave an interview to the Daily Caller to brag about what he had accomplished . The King Amendment would essentially prevent states from developing strong independent health, safety, and cruelty standards, even if local voters want them. This isn’t an unintended consequence — King told the Daily Caller that his amendment “fixes the states and their political subdivisions regulating food production everywhere in America.” However, King might want to reconsider that position, as his amendment would legalize some of several horrific farming and food practices that some states have chosen to do away with: Florida, Ohio, and seven other states have banned ...

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