June 19, 2012 2:41 PM
Senate scrambles plan to protect egg-laying hens
Leaders of the U.S. Senate chickened out this week
Leaders of the U.S. Senate chickened out this week. Yielding to paranoia from beef and pork producers, they nixed a bipartisan amendment that would lead to more humane treatment for the hens that produce most of the eggs consumed by Americans. Hopes for the measure now reside with the House, ...