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California Won’t Let Iowa Rep. Steve King Torture Chickens, So Now He Hates States Rights

The longtime Wonkette reader will know from many perilous exposures to the not-at-all-graphic-and-horrible animal rights ads we carry that chickens in particular are super screwed in this country. So some states, like California, have passed laws saying that starting in 2015, all eggs that come into the state must be from chickens in cages big enough to actually let them stand up. Yay California! Oh sorry, we mean “BOO NAZI SOCIALISM!” Iowa Rep. Steve King was so outraged by this nonsense move that he did something that is not allowed if you are a Republican: he invoked the Commerce Clause, which Republicans hate because it makes hotels rent rooms to black people. Just ask Rand and Ron Paul: freedom means never having to do business with an African American! Steve King must really want to torture those chickens! Read more on California Won’t Let Iowa Rep. Steve King Torture Chickens, So Now He Hates States Rights…