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Several Groups Call for Right to Farm Vote Recount

Missouri’s Food for America, the Missouri Farmers Union and the Missouri Rural Crisis Center called it a deceptive amendment.


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Right to Farm Opponents Weigh Recount Option

Opponents of Missouri’s Right to Farm constitutional amendment were weighing a recount request Wednesday, a day after the measure appeared to pass by the slimmest of margins.


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Right to Farm Prevails in Missouri

A proposed constitutional amendment creating a right to farm in Missouri appears to have prevailed in a close election. Proposed Constitutional Amendment 1 had 498,751 votes for it and 496,223 against it with all precincts reporting — a margin of less than three-tenths of a percentage point.


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Right to Farm Opponent Arrested at Springfield Fair

Several people were ejected from the Ozark Empire Fair in southwest Missouri allegedly for wearing ‘VOTE NO ON AMENDMENT ONE’ T-shirts and for talking to people about this month’s political campaigns.


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Missouri’s Right to Farm Initiative Brings Many Pros and Cons

The pros and cons are flying when it comes to Amendment One, or Missouri’s Right To Farm initiative.


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Humane Society: Right to Farm Would Protect Puppy Mill Owners

State Senator Eric Schmitt disagrees, saying that it would protect farmers from PETA and similar organizations who want to banish beef.


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Rally Planned Against Missouri Farming Measure

Opponents are planning to rally at the Missouri Capitol against a proposed amendment to the state Constitution establishing a “right to farm.”


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GOP Congress Members Back Missouri Farming Measure

The August ballot proposal asks voters whether the right “to engage in farming and ranching” should be “forever guaranteed” in the Missouri Constitution.


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Lawmakers Vote To Override Nixon On Mo. Farm Bill

The Senate voted 23-10 on Wednesday to override the veto. Later, the House voted 111-50 to override.


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‘Right To Farm’ To Be Guaranteed By Missouri Amendment

Some lawmakers said they fear the proposed constitutional right to farm could challenge regulations on puppy mills.


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