North American Meat Institute Asks Supreme Court to Review Case Against California’s Prop 12

The North American Meat Institute today filed a petition for a writ of certiorari asking the Supreme Court of the United States to review an earlier ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the Meat Institute’s challenge to the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 12: The Farm Animal Confinement Initiative (Prop 12 or the law).

Meat Institute’s Challenge of California’s Prop 12 Receives Key Support of Federal Government & 20 States

The North American Meat Institute’s (Meat Institute) lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 12 (Prop 12) received key support from the federal government and 20 states with the filing of two amicus briefs.

Meat Industry Cannot Block California Animal Protection Law: U.S. Judge

November 26, 2019 Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

A federal judge in Los Angeles refused to stop California from enforcing a voter-approved measure requiring farmers to provide more space for animals being raised for food.