Right To Farm

File photo of a farm. (Photo: PASCAL PAVANI/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

08/26/2014

Photo: Getty/Willard Clay

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.

08/06/2014

Soybean sprouts. (AFP/Getty/Evaristo Sa)

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.

08/06/2014

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Woman Opposed to Amendment One Arrested, Others Ejected from Fair

A person opposed to Amendment One was arrested at the Ozark Empire Fair in Southwest Missouri, and others wearing “vote no” T-shirts were ejected.

08/04/2014

File photo of a farm. (Photo: PASCAL PAVANI/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

08/04/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Wednesday, July 30 – Mo. State Rep. Paul Curtman; Mike Shannon; Dr. John C. Bowen

Charlie talks with Mo. State Rep. Paul Curtman about Mo. Amendments 9 and 1; with STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon; and with Dr. John Bowen, who was visiting St. Louis from Hamilton, NY, and was not allowed to photograph the historic Wainwright Building.

07/30/2014

Photo: Getty/Willard Clay

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.

07/29/2014

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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.

07/28/2014

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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.”

06/19/2014

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

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.

06/03/2014

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