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CA Court Rules in Favor of Animal-Welfare Bill

The agriculture industry has failed for a third time to block a voter-approved 2008 law that improves the lives of farm animals.

California’s Proposition 2 bill went into effect in 2008 after receiving a 68 percent of the votes on a California ballot initiative. The law, which prohibits factory farms from keeping pigs, hens, and veal calves in cages that are so confining that they prevent the animals from turning around or stretching their limbs, has been challenged in court three times. Once again, these legal protests were dismissed when the Superior Court in California found that the ag-industry’s claim that the Proposition 2 laws were unclear, was not valid. “The opponents of Proposition 2 have had their day in court, three times now,” said a Humane Society of the United States representative, “and it’s time to get on with the process of transitioning egg operations to meet the needs of animals and the will of California voters.”

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The Pope Gives Trump a Climate Change Wake-Up Call

During a visit to the Vatican, Pope Francis gave Trump a clever nudge to reconsider his stance on climate change.
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Fashion Brand Debuts Vegan Pineapple Leather Bag Line

TAIKKA's ananas+ new accessory line features vegan leather made by Spanish company Piñatex from would-be-wasted pineapple leaves.
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Vegan '80s Prom Hits Chicago This Weekend

The event promises plant-based finger foods, raffles, music, dancing, and likely big hair.
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Vegan Leather Industry to Reach $85 Billion by 2025

New research shows that global demand for faux leather footwear, furnishings, and automotive interiors will create a spike in the animal-free materials market.
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