• Maine Nov 3

    Maine Voters Say Yes to Right to Food, in First Across US

    The right to food won rave reviews Tuesday from Maine voters, who passed the nation’s first guarantee for people to grow, harvest and eat according to their own wishes. The Maine ballot measure was one of several in states seeking to create new constitutional rights touching on an array of issues. Maine’s unique measure declares individuals have an “unalienable...

  • Maine Nov 3

    Mainers to Decide on 1st ‘Right to Food' Amendment in US

    Food was faring well in Maine on Tuesday as election results showed voters backing a first-of-its-kind constitutional amendment guaranteeing residents the right to grow, harvest and eat according to their own wishes. A statewide “right to food” referendum asked voters if they favored an amendment to the Maine Constitution “to declare that all individuals have a natural, inherent and unalienable…

  • right to food Oct 23

    Is There a Constitutional Right to Food? Mainers Will Soon Decide

    Depending on whom you ask, Maine’s proposed “right to food” constitutional amendment would simply put people in charge of how and what they eat — or would endanger animals and food supplies, and turn urban neighborhoods into cattle pastures.

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