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Gun violence in the United States is exploding. Over 7500 people have been killed so far this year and it is only May. And that does not include unjustified police shootings which continue to rise.

That is something we are acutely aware of because it is getting a lot of coverage on television, radio and in our daily newspapers.

What has not gotten much coverage is the revelation that pollution from American farms is expanding exponentially. Most meat, milk and eggs produced in the United States come from animals raised in industrial factory farms – facilities that confine hundreds, thous...


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