Call to Action: Support the King Amendment

Congress is nearing final discussions on the 2013 Farm Bill and the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) is asking for your help supporting Iowa Congressman Steve King’s Amendment, the Protect Interstate Commerce Act (PICA), also referred to as the “King Amendment.”

The King amendment to the Farm Bill would prohibit any one state from enacting laws that dictate agricultural production methods within another state. With increased pressures and overreaching authority claimed by animal rights groups and detractors of new farm technology to dictate state laws and regulations for animal agriculture, such action from Congress is necessary. Congressman King’s amendment is intended to protect the rest of America from anti-agricultural extremists and radical animal rights schemes that ban products from certain states that don’t meet arbitrary labeling or segregation standards. For a more extensive look inside the factors behind the King Amendment and the Farm Bill, check out these previous blog posts:

Let your voice be heard – Click Here – Email your Congressional Representatives, and encourage them to support the King Amendment in the 2013 Farm Bill!

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