AFA Letters to the Editor (LtEs) and Op-Eds advance AFA’s mission by creating a calling card that AFA’s Government Affairs Advocates can use to get a meeting with your representatives.
LtEs socialize messaging that AFA lobbying depends on. When voters care about the issues we care about, that translates to voting power.
AFA-supporter published Letters to the Editor:
The Herald Review (Illinois)
“Fiber Increase a Must for All”
January 13, 2022 – Roberta James
“Did you know you are less than half human? That is because we each have 38 trillion microorganisms in our guts which outnumber our human cells … read more .
The Star Tribune (Minnesota)
“Forward-thinking support needed”
October 24, 2021 – Justina Miller
“Patrick Condon’s Sept. 24 article (“Farmers struggle to access funding”) discusses the lack of federal support for the growing number of farmers interested in improving conservation practices. Speaking of federal support, … read more ( pdf )
The Washington Post (DC)
“Getting to the meat of the matter “
May 4, 2021 – Laura Reese
“Stephanie Feldstein’s April 30 Friday Opinion essay, “Biden isn’t trying to cut meat consumption. But he should.,” suggested that national climate policies should promote lowering meat consumption. Agree or not, … read more
Southern Maryland Chronicle (Maryland)
“Animal waste grants are not the answer”
Feb 11, 2021 – Alissa Kircher
“As a Maryland resident who is concerned about human health and the impacts of animal agriculture, I was troubled to see that the Maryland Department of Agriculture … read more
San Jose Mercury News (California)
“For climate’s sake”
Feb 4, 2021 – Alison Barnard
“As an alumnus of UC Davis who has studied climate change, I recognize that California’s charge to address climate change is leaving out one of the biggest offenders … read more
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