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Opinion: Right-to-Farm laws run counter to rural culture and property rights

Our recent analysis of all 50 states found right-to-farm laws increasingly constrain crucial dimensions of property rights, favoring large-scale, industrial operations

American's love their land, especially rural Americans. Access to land and property ownership shapes people's identity, economic security, and social mobility, things commonly talked about in discussions of property rights.

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