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Business

Tyson Foods Cartel Hurts Rural America

MUNCIE, Indiana NEWS– Everybody likes some form of chicken – wings, thighs, or breasts. Some folks like it fried, baked, grilled, or barbecued. Kids love nuggets, even though it’s not really chicken. Most Americans could care less how or where the chicken is produced, as long as the grocery store or fast food restaurant has […]

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Business Government

Right to Farm Bill Pushed by Forrest Lucas of Lucas Oil Stadium

Muncie, Indiana NEWS– Earlier this month, we shared warnings from Hoosier Environmental Council (HEC), about Senate Joint Resolution 12 (SJR-12), which is oddly called Indiana’s “Right to Farm” act. Many small farmers attended the committee hearing to testify they didn’t need constitutional permission to farm their land. They already have those rights and have farmed […]

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Government Press Releases

Hoosier Lawmakers Bringing Back Controversial Ag Gag Bill

Indiana General Assembly to Start 2014 with Disappointing Return of Ag Gag Bill INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The Indiana Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee will start its 2014 hearing schedule with a bill that faced wide opposition last year and now includes even more harmful language to prosecute environmental and animal rights watchdogs who expose […]

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Government

Industrial Farming Amendment Will Abolish Local Control

The constitutional amendment on many minds is the amendment banning same-sex marriage. Another amendment, however, is also set to drastically change our lives and environment – by enshrining protection of industrial farming in the state constitution. Republicans just can’t seem to get enough of misusing the amendment process for their own agenda. Republicans are anticipating […]

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Government

American Leadership is Dragging Us Backward

The more you read about culture changes in Europe, South America and even Asia, its striking how much further developed they are than us. They refuse to allow Monsanto control the entire food chain by turning over their seeds; Britain Business Minister tells corporations that they should invest in hiring and training more UK employees […]

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Business

Indiana Legislation Favors CAFO’s

Over the past year, Muncie Voice has printed several stories about the abusive practices of CAFO’s and how Indiana legislators seemingly partner with Big Ag by silently bringing these entities into our state, providing them with financial incentives funded by taxpayers, and then protecting them with legislation written by elected officials who either own CAFO’s […]