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Is there a constitutional right to food? Mainers to decide

Phil Retberg feeds his hogs at the Quill’s End Farm, Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Penobscot, Maine. A ballot question in will give Maine voters a chance to decide on a first-in-the-nation “right to food amendment.”AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) MERB205 MERB205

Members of Maine's farming community are divided over the possibility of a first-in-the-nation right-to-food amendment. VIEW

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