The right to farm? Really, no farm no food.
Check it out:
There’s a new “freedom” that could soon be added to Missouri’s Constitution – the right to farm.
According to the Associated Press, many in the state want to declare farming a “right” at the state level in Missouri as part of a wider campaign to fortify the industry against animal right activists and opponents of genetically modified crops.
“A couple of years from now, we might say this was the beginning of the trend,” Rusty Rumley, a senior staff attorney at the National Agricultural Law Center in Fayetteville, Ark., told the Associated Press. “But we really don’t even know what they’re going to mean.”