Article by PCRM. The 2014 Farm Bill was finally passed by Congress last night. While some political analysts are citing its passage as an indication that the federal government is finally functional again, a closer look at the bill indicates more of a mixed message.
Two items that we have repeatedly asked you to take action on came out in our favor. The dreaded King Amendment, which would have nullified a wide variety of state animal welfare, public health, and food safety laws, was rejected. You did it! It is a victory for animals and humans alike.