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on June 22, 2021

Colorado Supreme Court: Initiative 16 unconstitutional

Initiative would have set rules on how long animals could live and what could be defined as sexual abuse

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled 7-0 on June 21 that Initiative 16 – which includes provisions on how long farm animals must live and defines sexual abuse of farm animals -- is unconstitutional.

Initiative 16 was being led by a group named Colorado PAUSE (Protecting Animals from Unnecessary Suffering and…

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