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“…They’re putting up big signs, But, as we say, signs don’t vote…”

On July 7, 2014 in Springfield, Missouri former Missouri Lieutenant Governor Joe Maxwell (D) spoke on voting “no” on Amendment No. 1.

Video by Jerry Schmidt.

From the video description:

Missouri Right to Farm Amendment

This issue will be on your ballot August 5 as Amendment One to the state constitution.

This amendment does not originate organically from our legislator’s recognizing a need for Missouri people. It is rather a product of ALEC […]

There are several Right to Farm states already. This amendment promotes a corporatist agenda. Down deep in the language of the document there is permission for Corporations to pollute, treat animals very badly, and harm our food system.


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