Prop 2 Inspires Formation of Grassroots Animal Rights Group

Mark Hawthorne writes: One of the most exciting results of Proposition 2 - California's successful campaign to ban battery cages for hens, gestation crates pigs and veal crates for calves - is that it energized activists across the United States, introducing a new generation of animal advocates to the horrors of factory farming. Many of these people had known little, if anything, about agribusiness practices. But they literally took up the Prop 2 banner, getting involved in the fight to end the use of intensive-confinement devices in California.

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