California Protections for Farmed Animals Upheld In Court Yet Again


Since World Animal Protection, a coalition of advocacy groups, and 63% of Californians worked to pass Proposition 12 (Prop 12) in 2018—guaranteeing the strongest protections for mother pigs, laying hens, and calves of any state—the meat industry has continued to file lawsuits attempting to repeal the law. Last week, the latest suit was resoundingly rejected by a three-judge panel.