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Maine passes nation’s 1st ‘right to food’ amendment

Nov. 03, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine voters passed the nation’s first “right to food” constitutional amendment on Tuesday. A statewide referendum asked voters if they favored an amendment to the Maine Constitution “to declare that all individuals have a natural,...

Is there a constitutional right to food? Mainers to decide

Oct. 23, 2021 09:06 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — 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. ...