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on January 8, 2019

Challenges to anti-animal confinement laws rejected

California and Massachusetts measures that call for strict farm animal housing standards allowed to stand

The United States Supreme Court on January 7 declined to hear cases challenging anti-animal confinement laws in California and Massachusetts.

In both cases, states filing the suits to overturn the California and Massachusetts laws challenged the constitutionality of the laws, stating that one state cannot mandate how agricultural production is…

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