Right to Farm Narrowly Passes

Published 08/06 2014 08:12AM

Updated 08/06 2014 09:20AM

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) Missouri voters approved the Right to Farm Amendment during Tuesday night's primary.

Amendment 1 narrowly passed with 50 percent of the vote.

The amendment gives agriculture constitutional protection similar to freedom of religion or freedom of speech and would limit future regulations on farming.

Supporters say it's needed to protect farming practices but opponents argue that loosening regulations would give

But opponents say the amendment would loosen regulations and give big corporations an upper hand against local farmers.

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