State Democratic Chairman Touts Farmer’s Bill of Rights
The chairman of the Missouri Democratic Party was in Hannibal Wednesday, touting what the Democrats are calling a Farmer’s Bill of Rights.
During his appearance at Moberly Area Community College’s Hannibal campus, Stephen Webber talked about the main points of the farmer’s bill of rights.
Webber says the main tenets of the bill of rights includes the right to fair and open markets, the right to local control of land and the right of rural opportunity.
Webber says Missouri Democrats has put forth this bill of rights to counter corporate farming interest’s exporting of wealth from rural communities.
Webber’s Hannibal stop came on the third day of a two week tour around the state of Missouri.