Oregonians for Humane Farms is a coalition of veterinarians and animal welfare, family farming, food safety, and environmental groups working to improve the lives of egg-laying hens.
Watch out Senate President Peter Courtney: fellow animal lover U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer is weighing in on the ongoing and heated debate over egg-laying hens.
Blumenauer issued a statement today, declaring his support for a potential measure on the 2012 ballot that would give more than 200 square inches per bird by 2019. A bill pending in the Oregon Legislature would grant 116 square inches to each hen by 2026, which Blumenauer calls too little, too late.
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