Statement on United States Supreme Court Upholding Proposition 12

The following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Proposition 12 may be attributed to AJ Albrecht, managing director, U.S. & Canada, Mercy For Animals.

“Mercy For Animals is overjoyed that the Supreme Court has affirmed the lower court’s dismissal of Big Agriculture’s lawsuit. The outcome of this case supports the will of California voters and rejects the industry’s baseless arguments against Proposition 12. Today we celebrate that in the near future, countless pigs, calves, and hens will no longer needlessly suffer the most extreme forms of confinement. 

“Mercy For Animals will keep calling for meaningful changes to improve the lives of all farmed animals in the United States by promoting the Industrial Agriculture Accountability Act, introduced by Sen. Cory Booker and Reps. Jim McGovern, Earl Blumenauer, and Grace Meng.”

—AJ Albrecht, Managing Director, U.S. & Canada, Mercy For Animals


Statement in response to an announcement made by Supreme Court upholding Prop 12.