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on April 11, 2018

Rhode Island considers anti-animal confinement bill

Legislation calls to end the use of cages and crates in egg, pork and veal production

Legislators in Rhode Island are considering a bill that would make it unlawful to use cages in egg production, as well as sow gestation stalls and veal crates.

House Bill 7456 was introduced in February by Reps. Patricia Serpa, Evan Shanley, Joseph Solomon Jr., Daniel McKiernan and William O’Brien, all…

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